CAM NEWTON RELEASED BY PANTHERS

Cam Newton, 2009 (Blinn Information)

 

Former Blinn Buccaneer and 2015 NFL M.V.P. Cam Newton is looking for a new job.

The Carolina Panthers released Newton, the team's No. 1 overall selection in the 2011 draft, Tuesday.

Newton, who continues to rehab from foot surgery, had a physical in Atlanta on Monday, and passed.

Newton was the NFL MVP in 2015 when he led the Panthers to the Super Bowl, a 24-10 loss to Denver.  The Panthers made Newton the top overall pick in the draft after he won the 2010 Heisman Trophy with the Auburn Tigers.

In 2009 he led the Blinn Buccaneers to the NJCAA National Championship.  Newton had transferred to Blinn after two seasons at the University of Florida.

 

COLLEGE STATISTICS

Year Team Passing Rushing
Comp Att Pct Yds Y/A TD Int Att Yds Avg TD
2009 Blinn 204 336 60.7% 2,833 8.4 22 5 108 655 6.1 16
2010 Auburn 185 280 66.1% 2,854 10.2 30 7 264 1,473 5.6 20

 

N.F.L. STATISTICS

PASSING
Games Att Comp Pct. Yds. TD Int Lng QBR
125 3,980 2,371 59.6 29,041 182 108 91 86.1

RUSHING

Games Att Yds. Avg. TD Lng
125 934 4,806 5.1 58 72

 

 

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