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Season Stats: 148-218 for 2,254 yards, 24 TDs and 6 INTs; 228 carries for 1,336 yards and 18 TDs (5.9 YPC); 2 receptions for 42 yards and 1 TD
Yeah, you saw this one coming like a freight train.
Cam Newton is not only the nation’s best overall quarterback, but the best overall athlete as well.
A Heisman Trophy and national championship opportunity are in Newton’s sights, but controversy has tainted the journey to an extent.
While more and more comes out regarding the drama surrounding a potential pay-for-play situation, Cam can only make fans cheer and smile for the camera.
The big man has amazing athletic potential, second perhaps only to Darren Thomas in terms of sensing where to run.
His passing statistics speak for themselves. With a 185.6 rating, Newton is clearly an NFL target and it’s hard to think that he won’t make the leap to the pros after this season.
First thing's first, though.
Auburn is looking to claim its first national championship since 1957.
A storybook ending awaits the Tigers.
Whether or not Auburn will actually be able to hold onto any championship or Heisman Trophy is yet to be determined.
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