It looks like Tennessee Titans QB Vince Young will be joining the likes of Ben Roethlisberger on the sidelines when the NFL season begins in September.
The league hasn’t said anything yet, but I’m pretty sure that strip club fights caught on video would fall under the league’s “personal conduct policy.”
Here’s what happened:
The Dallas Morning News reports the former University of Texas Longhorns standout stopped by a strip club on the northwest side of the city early on Sunday morning. While in the office area of the place, a Club Onyx employee allegedly started talking trash about Young’s alma mater and then flashed an upside down “Hook ‘em, Horns” sign at Young.
That’s when things got interesting:
The surveillance footage shows Young (white shirt) charging across the room to get at 45-year-old Creiton Kinchen, who apparently suffered a cut lip in the melee. It’s suspected by police that alcohol had something to do with what went down (as is usually the case at 3:30am I would imagine).
What is Kinchen thinking? Is that how they treat all the multi-millionaires that walk through the doors of Club Onyx? I would imagine that’s a great way to get these guys to spend their mounds of cash. This guy should teach a class in marketing and sales.
Anyways, Young wound up being charged with a Class C misdemeanor and faces up to a $500 fine – Dallas’ Channel 8 News likens the Class C charge to picking up a speeding ticket.
Despite that, don’t be surprised if Young misses some action at the start of the season though – remember, the NFL can suspend players for simply giving the league a bad name, even if it’s nothing serious.
What is it with football players and strip clubs?