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Vince Young Heads Back To Texas, Will Pull In A $100K Salary

Former Texas Longhorns quarterback Vince Young is easily one of the most popular people in all of Austin after leading his team to a BCS national title back in 2005-2006. After an up-and-down career as a signal-caller in the NFL, it appears he's headed back to campus full-time to work for the university. Thursday, the school announced that Young will work for the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement. Via the university's official statement:

Beginning on Sept. 1, Young will serve as development officer for program alumni relations. He will help raise money to support DDCE programs that address the educational challenges of first-generation college students and students from low-income backgrounds.

Young will be paid a $100,000 salary in his role, according to Forbes' Mark Burns.

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As you'd imagine, Texas fans and personnel are happy Young will be returning to campus. Former coach Mack Brown tweeted his excitement Thursday morning.

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How long until new head coach Charlie Strong brings in Young for a team pep talk? The over/under is set at three weeks.