Last summer Vince Young indicated he was more or less retired from the NFL "unless we get a great opportunity, something guaranteed."
Apparently that opportunity has presented itself in the form of the NFL's veteran free agent scouting combine next month in Arizona. Young has registered to take part in the first-time event, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
Only 100 or so veteran free agents were supposed to be selected after an application process for the chance to work out in front of representatives from every team. So someone within the NFL must think Young might be able to resurrect his NFL career, even though he hasn't played since 2011.
And obviously Young must think so too, since he applied for the combine even after accepting a job with the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at the University of Texas back in August.
Sounded like a pretty good gig at the time, with Young returning to the school he led to a national title in 2006. But after six up-and-down seasons with the Tennessee Titans and Philadelphia Eagles, one more chance at making it in the NFL has got to be too good for the two-time Pro Bowler to pass up.
Just one thing though ... they're not going to make the veterans take the Wonderlic, are they?