Vince Young returns to Texas as special assistant to AD

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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2004, file photo, Texas NCAA college football quarterback Vince Young looks for a receiver during the first half against Missouri, in Austin, Texas. Texas quarterback Vince Young and Notre Dame speedster Raghib Ismail have been selected, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, along with 11 other players and two coaches. (AP Photo/Harry Cabluck, File)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has re-hired former Longhorns quarterback Vince Young as a special assistant in the athletic department, bringing the College Football Hall of Famer back to the program after he was fired in 2019. He returns as the football program is trying to building momentum under new head coach Steve Sarkisian. Young led the Longhorns to the 2005 season national championship with a last-minute touchdown against USC. After his NFL career ended, he was given a job as a development director but was fired for poor performance. Texas did not immediately disclose terms of Young’s new job.