Category: Cam Newton

Cam Newton on Attending Classes at Auburn: “At Times You Feel Like … Everybody’s Always Watching You”

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

If Cam Newton is smart with his money, he's set for life financially. And yet the No. 1 overall pick of the 2011 NFL Draft and the Carolina Panthers' starting quarterback is back at the University of Auburn this offseason, working toward his degree in sociology. Not all athletes are role ...

Carolina Coach Ron Rivera: Judge Me on the Last Eight Games, Not the First Eight

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

One-quarter of the NFL teams got rid of their head coaches this offseason, but Carolina and Ron Rivera were not two of the parties that split ways. That certainly would've been shocking if you were told that entering Week 9, when the Panthers were 1-6, but they won six of ...

Cecil Newton Steps Up To Answer the Critics and Doubters During His Son’s Early Slump

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Cam Newton was one of the biggest stories of 2011 as he put together a dazzling rookie performance. Thus far in 2012, it's fair to say the Carolina Panthers quarterback is suffering from a bit of a sophomore slump. Newton has thrown more interceptions (5) than touchdowns (4) and has ...

Aaron Kromer: New Orleans Saints May Have Been Hurt By Distractions

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

The New Orleans Saints have been pretty good about preaching a no-excuses mentality. They said they were going to do their best not to let the suspension of some of their defensive players become a distraction. Some of those suspensions were lifted, however, heading into Sunday's opener and interim head ...

Cam Newton Leaves the Big Predictions to his Teammates

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Carolina Panthers offensive lineman Ryan Kalil didn't mince any word when he told Carolina Panthers fans that they'd be rewarded with a Super Bowl. In fact, in July, he took out a full-page advertisement in the Charlotte Observer stating exactly that. The guy calling the signals behind him? Well, he's ...

Cam Newton: Expectations for 2012 “Through the Roof”

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Cam Newton helped the Carolina Panthers increase their win total by 300 percent in his rookie season. If they kept at that clip, Carolina would be on pace to win 18 games in the 2014 season. Obviously, that's impossible, but when you consider how hard Newton is on himself, you'd ...

Gus Malzahn Makes the Transition From Coaching High School to College Look Easy

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Seven years ago, Gus Malzahn was coaching high school football. Now he's going through his first spring as a head coach at the Football Bowl Subdivision level. Malzahn, who made an unlikely leap from high-school coaching to become Arkansas' offensive coordinator in 2006, has since enjoyed stints at Tulsa and ...

Carolina Panthers Coach Ron Rivera: We’re Looking For Immediate-Impact Players

Friday, April 20th, 2012

No one can argue with the fact that the Carolina Panthers were able to draft and find guys that were able to contribute as first-year players last year. Obviously, it's quarterback Cam Newton that everyone will first point to, but as coach Ron Rivera points out in the following interview, ...

Rookie of the Year Award Winner, Cam Newton: “I have never had that thought to say: ‘Boom. I proved everybody wrong.’”

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Cam Newton threw for more yards than any rookie in NFL history in 2011, breaking the mark set by Peyton Manning (3,739 yards) back in 1998 by throwing for 4,051 yards and 21 touchdowns. Despite the Carolina Panthers' limited success in the win column, Newton easily won AP Offensive Rookie ...

Cam Newton Isn’t Surprised By His Success, But Also Feels He’s Failed In Some Ways

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

By all accounts, Carolina Panthers rookie quarterback Cam Newton is having a much better season than anyone really predicted for the No. 1 overall pick. Most thought he wasn't ready to step right in to a starting gig, and that he'd struggle if he were thrust into action from Day ...