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Cam Newton        

American Football Player in the NFL; Former Quarterback for the Carolina Panthers; Heisman Trophy Winner

Cameron Newton is an American football quarterback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL).

He played college football at Florida and Auburn. He 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 be awarded the Heisman Trophy, win a national championship, and become the first overall pick in an NFL draft within a one-year span.

He was the 2011 NFL Rookie of the Year, is a three-time Pro Bowler, and was named the NFL MVP in 2015. In his rookie year, Newton broke all-time NFL rookie records for passing and rushing yards. He became the first NFL quarterback to throw for 400 yards in his first game, shattering Peyton Manning's first-game record by 120 yards. He also broke Otto Graham's 61-year-old record for passing yards by any quarterback in an NFL debut. Newton went on to become the first rookie quarterback to throw for 4,000 yards in a season. He also ran for 14 touchdowns, more in a single season than any other quarterback in NFL history, breaking Steve Grogan's 35-year-old record.

Newton capped off the 2015 season by capturing MVP honors and leading the Panthers to a 15–1 record and a trip to Super Bowl 50. Newton, along with Steve McNair, Patrick Mahomes, and Lamar Jackson, is one of only four African-American quarterbacks to win AP NFL MVP.

Newton partnered with Southern department store chain Belk on his own clothing line, MADE by Cam Newton. He practices a vegan diet and is a Christian.

On January 29, 2019, Newton announced plans for his first business venture, Fellaship, a cigar bar-restaurant located near Mercedes-Benz Stadium in downtown Atlanta.


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