Who is Cam Newton?
Cam Newton is a professional football player. He plays the position of quarterback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL).
Newton attended Westlake High School in Atlanta, Georgia. He played football for the Westlake Lions high school team. Rivals.com rated Newton a five-star prospect in his senior year. Furthermore, he received scholarship offers from Georgia, Oklahoma, Maryland, Florida, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, and Virginia Tech. He became part of the top-rated recruiting class in the country for 2007 at the University of Florida.
Newton transferred to Blinn College, situated in Brenham, Texas, in January of 2009. Rivals.com ranked him number one quarterback from high school or junior school in the country. Furthermore, he was the only five-star recruit. Later, he signed with the Auburn Tigers.
College honors and awards
•Heisman Trophy (2010)
•Maxwell Award (2010)
•Walter Camp Award (2010)
•Davey O’Brien Award (2010)
•Manning Award (2010)
•AP College Football Player of the Year in 2010
•Consensus first-team All-American
•First-team All-Southeastern Conference (2010)
Newton worked out with George Whitfield Jr. in San Diego in late January 2011. Furthermore, Whitfield worked with other quarterbacks such as Ben Roethlisberger and Akili Smith. Carolina Panthers selected Newton as the first overall pick on April 28, 2011, in the NFL Draft.
Newton spent up to 12 hours a day at the IMG Madden Football Academy during the 2011 NFL lockout in Bradenton, Florida. Furthermore, he spent up to two hours per day doing one-on-one training Chris Weinke.
•NFL MVP (2015)
•NFL Offensive Player of the Year (2015)
•Best NFL Player ESPY Award (2016)
•PFWA All-NFL Team (2015)
•PFWA All-NFC Team (2015)
•Bert Bell Award (2015)
•PFWA All-Rookie Team (2011)
• All-Iron Award (2015)
•NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month in September of 2011
•3× Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week (2011)
•10× NFC Offensive Player of the Week
•Consensus All-American (2010)
•First-team All-SEC (2010)
•Sporting News College Player of the Year in 2010
Personal Life of Cam Newton
Newton’s youngest brother, Caylin, is starting quarterback for the Howard Bison. Newton’s religion is Christianity. Newton has a degree in sociology, which he got in the spring of 2015.
Newton and his girlfriend, Kia Proctor, gave birth to their son on December 24, 2015, in Atlanta. He confirmed this news on December 30, 2015, on Twitter.
They gave birth to their second child in February of 2017. Their third child was born in July of 2018.