The Carolina Panthers decided to go big or stay bad and draft quarterback Cameron Newton out of Auburn. He is a Heisman winner, a Manning award recipient (Best College Quarterback), and a National Champion.
Despite these accolades and more, many questioned the pick because he doesn’t match up with highly drafted quarterbacks of years past and he doesn’t compare to Stanford’s Andrew Luck. You know what I have to say to that? Good.
I don’t want Newton to be like Matt Ryan, Josh Freeman, Sam Bradford, etc. I want someone unique, someone who can’t be compared to. Plus, to say he can’t be compared means that he can be more than just a quarterback.
Here are a few innovative ways to use the 6’5” athletic freak.