Photo: Cam Newton Reps Auburn During His Week 1 Press Conference

first_img .⁦@CameronNewton⁩ on how he feels like going into this season: “Don’t need to dwell on the past…” pic.twitter.com/CrPmFWMAM6— WFNZ-AM/FM (@wfnz) September 4, 2019Cam Newton began his college career at Florida, but wound up transferring to Blinn College before surfacing at Auburn.In his first and only season with the Tigers in 2010, he led the team to a 14-0 record and BCS National Championship over the same Oregon Ducks that this year’s team knocked off in Week 1. In the process, he won the Heisman Trophy, dominating voting over Andrew Luck with 729 first place votes to 78.The Panthers made him the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft, and despite some career hiccups, he’s been a dynamic playmaker for the franchise, winning the 2015 NFL MVP award and leading the team to an NFC Championship and a Super Bowl appearance that season. Cam Newton watches warm-ups ahead of Auburn vs. Clemson.AUBURN, AL – SEPTEMBER 03: Cam Newton, quarterback of the Carolina Panthers, stands on the field during pregame warmups prior to the game between the Auburn Tigers and the Clemson Tigers at Jordan Hare Stadium on September 3, 2016 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)Carolina Panthers star quarterback Cam Newton dealt with some injuries throughout the summer, but he is good to go ahead of Week 1. He has a tough start to the season, with the NFC Champion Los Angeles Rams making the trip East to Charlotte on Sunday.While the NFL has to be his top priority, Auburn football is never far from the former Heisman winner’s mind. Newton often reps his Tigers throughout the week, or even during his games.Last Saturday, Newton excitedly posted his reaction to Auburn’s dramatic comeback win over Oregon to his Instagram story. It is pretty awesome to see a player of his stature support like the most ardent normal fan.Newton broke out his Auburn gear once again for his press conference ahead of the Panthers’ Week 1 game this afternoon.last_img read more