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Vince Young made mistake

first_imgSports Editor: I believe Vince Young’s decision to enter the NFL draft early is a mistake. He’s to be congratulated for playing the game of his life to rally Texas from a 12-point, fourth quarter deficit in the Rose Bowl last week. But this achievement seemed to enlarge an already bruised ego to the point of making a poor decision. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGift Box shows no rust in San Antonio Stakes win at Santa Anita Young may make it as a professional quarterback, but there are some teams out there that would rather see him use his skills in another position. Will he be willing to make the necessary adjustments to play in the NFL? Only time will tell, but he would have a shot at another championship, and possibly a Heisman of his own, if he stayed in college for his senior year. Without Young, Texas has little chance to repeat as next year’s Division I champions. The gap that separated USC and Texas from the others has narrowed considerably, especially now that Reggie Bush has decided to skip his last year of eligibility. Pete Peterson Rancho Cucamonga 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!center_img USC’s two Heisman Trophy winners, Reggie Bush and Matt Leinart, will surely be drafted ahead of Young, and rightly so. They’ve played as champions in a sophisticated football program that has groomed them to be very successful in the NFL. Vince Young is very talented, but a side-armed throwing, single-wing quarterback is not a highly sought after commodity in professional football. The NFL will eat up the sand lot style of football exhibited by Texas. last_img read more

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