Via USA Today:
How did Vince Young go broke after earning $26 million in six years of professional football? Cars? Trips? Houses? Women?
As Clay Travis details, the former Tennessee Titans quarterback had a more lowbrow, deep-fried road to the poorhouse: He spent thousands of dollars per week at chain restaurants.
Folks in the Nashville area helped piece together Young's squandered wealth during the 3HL radio show this week. Among other tales, they report the University of Texas legend spent as much as $5,000 per week at Cheesecake Factory during his rookie season.
Other amazing, hard-to-believe rumors: Young once spent $6,000 in a single sitting at T.G.I. Fridays, he paid a kid $200 to carry his luggage at the airport and he'd do $600 shots of Louis XIII de Remy Martin at Morton's after games. It's the last one that's most appalling. Shooting, rather than sipping, a fine cognac is like putting ketchup on Kobe beef. Or, more appropriately, spending $6,000 at T.G.I. Friday's...
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