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Cam Newton

Cameron Jerrell Newton (born May 11, 1989) is an American football quarterback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Auburn Tigers and was drafted as the first overall pick by the Panthers in the 2011 NFL Draft. He is the third player to be awarded the Heisman Trophy, win a national championship, and be the first overall pick in the NFL draft all in the same one-year span, joining Leon Hart (1950), and Angelo Bertelli (1944), but is the only one to have won Rookie of the Year. Newton is the son of Cecil Newton, Sr., who was cut as a safety from the pre-season rosters of the 1983 Dallas Cowboys and 1984 Buffalo Bills, and he is the younger brother of Cecil Newton, Jr., a center who currently plays for the Baltimore Ravens. Newton was initially a member of the Florida Gators before transferring to Blinn College, where his team won a national junior college football championship. Newton was then recruited by head coach Gene Chizik of Auburn University and transferred once more. He became just the third player in major college football history to both rush and pass for 20 or more touchdowns in a single season. His

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Cam Newton -- Surprise Hospital Visit ... For Injured H.S. Quarterback

Cam Newton
Surprise Hospital Visit For Injured H.S. Quarterback

Cam Newton made a surprise hospital visit to a star high school QB who's recovering from a serious brain injury sustained in an ATV accident ... after learning he was the kid's favorite… READ MORE >

Cam Newton -- My Ankle's Not 100% ... Yet

Cam Newton
My Ankle's Not 100% ... Yet

Cam Newton's ankle is still on the road to recovery ... 'cause 7 weeks after the Carolina Panthers QB underwent surgery, he's still rollin' around in a walking boot. The good news -- Cam was… READ MORE >

- 139 days ago
Jadeveon Clowney -- I've Never Seen Anyone Run Like Him ... Says Olympic Sprinter

Jadeveon Clowney
I've Never Seen Anyone Run Like Him Says Olympic Sprinter

Jadeveon Clowney's INCREDIBLE 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine didn't just impress the football community -- it blew away an Olympic sprinting legend who tells TMZ Sports he's never seen anything… READ MORE >

- 209 days ago
Cam Newton & Colin Kaepernick -- BUTCHER KATY PERRY SONG ... But It's All for the Kids!!

Cam Newton & Kaepernick
BUTCHER KATY PERRY SONG But It's All for the Kids!

Send out the coroner ... because Cam Newton and Colin Kaepernick completely murdered the Katy Perry song "Roar" last night ... and it's absolutely HILARIOUS!!The NFL superstars co-hosted the "Hall… READ MORE >

- 215 days ago
Cam Newton -- I'VE SWORN OFF MEAT ... I'm a Pescetarian Now

Cam Newton
I'VE SWORN OFF MEAT I'm a Pescetarian Now!

Cam Newton won't be eating turkey for Thanksgiving ... or ham ... or even chicken -- 'cause the Carolina Panthers QB says he's now on a FISH-ONLY diet. Newton was hosting his 2nd annual "Cam's… READ MORE >

- 299 days ago
Cam Newton Pulls a Dangerfield ... Heads Back to School

Cam Newton
Pulls a Dangerfield ... Heads Back to School

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton knows ... he's gotta have a backup plan if the whole NFL thing doesn't work out ... so he's heading back to college. Newton -- who blew off school to… READ MORE >

- 614 days ago
Cam Newton -- Off-Season Ballin' with Common and Young Jeezy

Cam Newton
Off-Season Ballin' with Rappers in Hotlanta

Carolina Panthers stud Cam Newton celebrated the end of his kick-ass rookie season with a sick party with rappers Common and Young Jeezy ... and TMZ has the pics. Cam and Jeezy rolled into Club… READ MORE >

- 971 days ago
Cam Newton -- Jersey Sales SKYROCKET After Record Debut

Cam Newton
Jersey Sales SKYROCKET after Record-Breaking Debut

ALL ABOARD THE CAM NEWTON BANDWAGON!!!!!After the Carolina Panthers rookie QB's record-shattering debut on Sunday, Cam Newton jersey sales are THROUGH THE ROOF ... TMZ has learned. A rep for the… READ MORE >

- 1105 days ago
Cam Newton MASTERS Art Of Messing With Paps

Cam Newton MASTERS Art Of Messing With Paps

Cam Newton is so damn charismatic ... the #1 pick in the NFL Draft totally screwed with TWO different TMZ photogs TWO different times yesterday ... and left both guys laughing at themselves when… READ MORE >

- 1220 days ago
Future NFLer Cam Newton -- The Odds Against Him

Future NFLer Cam Newton -- The Odds Against Him

Just in time for Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton's big day at the NFL Draft ... TMZ is weighing the pros and cons of being the #1 pick! Look away, Cam ... this ain't gonna be pretty. Check out… READ MORE >

- 1243 days ago

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