Longhorn QB Vince Young responds after DWI arrest


HOUSTON (KXAN) β€” Vince Young released a statement after being arrested on a DWI charge outside Houston earlier this week.

He was arrested on a DWI charge outside Houston Monday morning according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s office.

Young was arrested at 4:31 a.m. in the Missouri City area and was released the same day on $500 bond.

In a statement released on Twitter, Young said he was pulled over, and apologized for “letting my family, my friends and my fans down.”

“With the help of God and my loved ones, I am going to take aggressive actions to make sure this never happens again,” Young said. “I take full responsibility for my actions.”

The former Longhorns quarterback is employed by the University of Texas as a development officer in the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement.

In 2016, Young was arrested on a DUI charge in Austin and pled no contest, receiving 18 months probation.

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