Cam Newton, who was born on May 11, 1989, is the quarterback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He played college football at Auburn and was drafted as the first overall pick by the Panthers in the 2011 NFL Draft. Newton is the only player in the modern era to, within a one-year span, be awarded the Heisman Trophy, win a national championship, and become the first overall pick in an NFL draft. He was the 2011 NFL Rookie of the Year, is a 3 time Pro Bowler, and was named to the NFL All Pro First Team in 2015. He will be playing in his first Superbowl on February 7, 2016, where he takes on Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.
What are Cam Newton Stats?
Through 5 NFL seasons, Cam Newton is on pace for one of the great all time careers. He is completion percentage is currently at 60% for his regular season career, but that number jumps to 64% in the playoff.s
In his first 5 seasons, Cam has thrown for 18,263 yards, 117 touchdowns, and has also rushed for 3,207, and another 43 touchdowns. Given his current pace, Cam is making a case for being the greatest dual-threat quarterback of all time.
In 2015, Newton became the first quarterback in NFL history to throw for 30 touchdowns and rush for 10 in the same season.
In the final game of the 2015 season Newton tied Steve Young’s record for the most career rushing touchdowns by a quarterback. That is even more impressive considering that it took Young 15 years to set the record, and Newton only three.
How old is Cam Newton?
Cam Newton is 26 years old. He was born on May 11, 1989, in Atlanta, Georgia. Newton is the son of Jackie and Cecil Newton Sr., who was cut as a safety from the pre-season rosters of the 1983 Dallas Cowboys and 1984 Buffalo Bills. Cam’s oldere brother, Cecil Newton Jr also played professional football. He was center who most recently played for the Baltimore Ravens. His youngest brother, Caylin, is starting quarterback for Grady High School in Atlanta, GA.
What is Cam Newton’s height and weight?
Cam Newton weighs 250 pounds and is 6 feet, 5 inches tall.
What college did Cam Newton go to?
Cam Newton attended three universities, but gained notoriety at Auburn University, where he won a National Championship and a Heisman Trophy. In the spring of 2015, he graduated with a degree in sociology.
Cam Newton originally went to the University of Florida as a freshman, backing up Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow. However, due to an incident where he purchased a stolen laptop, he decided to transfer to Blinn College. At Blinn, he led the team to the 2009 NJCAA National Football championship. From there, he transferred to Auburn University, and set numerous records on his way to a historic season in 2010.
Cam Newton Salary & Contact
Cam Newton signed a 5 year, $103,800,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including a $22,500,000 signing bonus, $60,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $20,760,000. We breakdown how much Cam Newton is paid and his salary in a post below.
Who is Cam Newton endorsed by?
Newton signed an endorsement deal upon entering the league in 2011 with both Gatorade and Under Armour. The 2011 deal Newton landed with Under Armour surpassed the league record for a rookie, reportedly topping the $1 million per year Reggie Bush got with Adidas in 2006.
He is a spokesperson for Carolinas Medical Center., Dannon Oikos Triple Zero Yogurt, and EA Sports. Newton replaced actor John Stamos as the national spokesperson for Oikos.
Cam Newton has a signature Drakkar Essence scent for L’Oreal.
Most recently, IMG, Newton’s agency, reached a development deal with Nickelodeon in which Newton will be executive producer for a children’s television concept.
Who is Cam Newton’s girlfriend?
Cam Newton’s girlfriend is Kia Proctor, a former stripper and model who went by the name “Hazel”.
On December 30, 2015, Newton confirmed on Twitter that he and his longtime girlfriend Kia Proctor, had welcomed a son named Chosen Sebastian Newton on December 24, 2015, in Atlanta.
He said in a statement on Twitter: “I’ve been quiet about this because I didn’t want to create a distraction for my team and appreciate the privacy in this joyous time”
What team does Cam Newton play for?
Cam Newton is the quarterback for the Carolina Panthers. Drafted first overall in the 2011 draft, Cam lead the Panthers to the Superbowl in his 5th NFL season. He will likely win the 2015 MVP Award.