Cam Newton, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Cam Newton

American football player, quarterback, Heisman Trophy winner

Date of Birth: 11-May-1989

Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Cam Newton

  • Cameron Jerrell Newton (born May 11, 1989) 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 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 and Patrick Mahomes, is one of only three African-American quarterbacks to win AP NFL MVP.

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