Ex-QB Vince Young arrested on drunken-driving charge

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This undated handout photo provided by the Austin Police Department shows Vince Young. Police say former NFL quarterback Vince Young has been arrested on charges of drunken driving in Austin, Texas. Travis County jail records show that the 32-young former Texas star was booked shortly after midnight Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, on a misdemeanor charge […]

 Former Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young is free on bond after he was arrested on a drunken driving charge.

In a statement, the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office says the former Texas Longhorns star was arrested about 4:30 a.m. Monday in the Missouri City area of suburban Houston. The six-year NFL veteran, who lists a Missouri City address as his residence, was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated and released after posting a $500 cash bond.

Sheriff’s spokesman Bob Hanel told the Houston Chronicle that “the deputy noticed slurred speech and a strong smell of alcoholic beverage.” He also said Young “flunked every sobriety test they gave to him.”

Young served 18 months’ probation after pleading no contest in January 2017 to driving drunk in Austin.

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