Vince Young has taken to Twitter to defend himself against media scrutiny, including reports the former Longhorn has hit hard times. Yesterday, Young tweeted
"It’s a shame to see people revel in and rally around negativity in the media but I guess it’s to be expected. Yes, I need a job, who doesn’t.”
Young has taken to Twitter ever since the Associated Press released a story describing his financial and occupational difficulties.
The AP wrote on Wednesday that “Vince Young finds himself without a team and with only a fraction of the money he received from a contract that guaranteed him $26 million.” A quote from his attorney was also included, stating: "I would just say that Vince needs a job."
In his defense, Young tweeted the following:
We are working to rectify some unfortunate finical (sic) losses, which stemmed from betrayal by those I trusted most.
But these rumors are disheartening & just untrue . I’ll keep pushing through regardless. God Bless. Trill
Young was released in August by the Buffalo Bills and is suing his former agent and a financial planner, claiming they misappropriated $5.5 million.
According to the AP, “Some portray Young as an out-of-control spender who put himself deeply in the hole. Others describe him as a victim of inexperienced advisers.”
KUT News has learned that Trill is slang for being “true” and “real.”