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1/8/06-Austin

UT's Vince Young Declares For NFL Draft

Rumors were flying, there was plenty of talk. Now, Longhorn fans have their answer.
Vince Young is headed to the NFL.

The Longhorn quarterback announced Sunday he would make himself eligible for the NFL draft.

Young led the Longhorns to the national championship on Wednesday. At a press conference, he thanked Coach Mack Brown who said he supports Young's decision.

Young was 30-2 with Texas, a school best.  He thanked the fans, teammates and state of Texas.

"To the University of Texas, Austin the city, Hook 'Em Horns," Young said. "I'll forever be a Longhorn. I love you all dearly. You supported me a whole lot. To my teammates man, we've been through a whole lot. It's been a real fun ride man, it's been beautiful. I'll cherish my memories for the rest of my life."

The NFL draft is April 29-30.

Maya Golden reporting, mgolden@kltv.com
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