Cam Newton
#1 Quarterback

Cam Newton

Height / Weight
6'5" / 245 lbs
Born
May 11, 1989 (32)
College
Auburn
NFL Draft
2011: Rd. 1, No. 1 (CAR)
NFL Career
11th Season
Nationality
American
Net Worth
$122 Million
SEASON STATS
2020
CMP%
65.8
+9.6
TD/INT
8/10
YDS/G
177.1
-108.9
RTG
82.9
+11.9
PLAYER INFO
Full Name: Cameron Jerrell Newton
Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia
Education: Auburn
Parents: Cecil Newton, Jackie Newton

Cam Newton Stats, Bio, Age, Net Worth, & Career

Cameron Jerrell Newton is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots in the NFL. 

After a great career at Auburn, where he won the Heisman Trophy in 2010, he was selected with the 1st pick in the 2011 Draft by the Panthers.

After nine successful seasons with the Carolina Panthers that included an MVP Award and a Super Bowl appearance, Newton was cut, and decided to sign with the Patriots late into the 2020 offseason.

Newton is one of the most prolific dual-threat quarterbacks in NFL history. 

Cam Newton Football Career

Cam Newton High School Career (Westlake High School)

Cam Newton attended Westlake High School in Atlanta, playing for their high school football team. 

As a 16-year-old junior, he passed for 2,500 yards and 23 touchdowns and ran for 638 yards and nine touchdowns, gaining the attention of major college programs.

Newton earned a five-star rating by Rivals, and he was the second-highest-rated dual-threat QB in his recruiting class. 

The highly sought recruit received scholarship offers from multiple prestigious programs including Florida, Georgia and Oklahoma. He later committed to the Florida Gators. 

Cam Newton College School Career (Florida Gators, Auburn Tigers)

Newton initially attended the University of Florida, where he was a member of the Florida Gators football team in 2007 and 2008. As a freshman in 2007, Newton beat out fellow freshman quarterback John Brantley as the back-up for eventual Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow. He played in five games, passing for 40 yards on 5-of-10 and rushing 16 times for 103 yards and three touchdowns. In 2008, during his sophomore season, Newton played in the season opener against Hawaii but suffered an ankle injury and took a medical redshirt season.

Newton started the first game of Auburn University's 2010 season, a home win over Arkansas State on September 4, 2010. Newton accounted for 186 passing yards, 171 rushing yards, and five total offensive touchdowns. He was named SEC Offensive Player of the Week following his performance in the 52–26 victory.Three weeks later, Newton had a second break-out game with 158 passing yards, 176 rushing yards, and five total touchdowns against the South Carolina Gamecocks in the 35–27 victory On October 2, Newton led Auburn to a 52–3 victory over Louisiana-Monroe. He completed three touchdown passes, one of which went for 94 yards to Emory Blake. It was the longest touchdown pass and offensive play in Auburn football history. On October 9, Newton led Auburn to a 37–34 victory over Kentucky. He passed for 210 yards and rushed for 198 yards including four rushing touchdowns. On October 16, during the Arkansas game, Newton ran for 188 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns and threw one touchdown pass in the 65–43 victory. Following these performances, media reports began to list Newton among the top five candidates to watch for the Heisman Trophy.

Cam Newton NFL Career

After being picked first overall, Cam Newton signed a four-year, $22 million deal with the Panthers that was fully guaranteed. 

Newton set the league on fire during his rookie campaign, eventually winning Offensive Rookie of the Year honors. Newton led the Panthers to three division titles and four playoff appearances during the prime of his career.

In 2015, he dominated to the tune of a 15-1 record, Super Bowl appearance, and an MVP Award. He is the second African-American quarterback to win NFL MVP.

In recent years, Newton has struggled with injuries to his shoulder and foot. The Panthers cut him in 2019. ,

Newton then signed with the Patriots in 2020 to a one-year deal worth slightly more than $1 million.

Newton tested positive for COVID-19 during the 2020 NFL season. 

Cam Newton Net Worth, Salary, Endorsements & Career Earnings

In 2011, Newton signed a four-year contract, worth over $22 million, with the Carolina Panthers that was fully guaranteed.

In 2015, the Panthers and Newton agreed to a five-year, $103.8 million contract extension.

He has his own clothing line, and opened a cigar bar and restaurant named Fellaship in downtown Atlanta.

Newton signed a one-year deal with the New England Patriots on July 8, 2020. 

Cam Newton Personal Life

Cam Newton has five biological children. He has four children with former girlfriend Kia Proctor and another with Instagram model La Reina Shaw. 

Awards & Achievements

Awards and Honors by Type:
1 x Heisman Trophy
2010
1 x NFL MVP
2015
1 x Rookie of The Year
2012
1 x AP Offensive Player of the Year
2016
1 x Best NFL Player ESPY Award
2016
Pro Bowls:

Pro Bowl

2011, 2013, 2015

Awards and Honors by Year:
2010
Heisman Trophy
2012
Rookie of The Year
2015
NFL MVP
2016
AP Offensive Player of the Year, Best NFL Player ESPY Award

Cam Newton Quotes

"I'm an example of why people deserve second chances."

"I hate excuses. Excuses are a disease."

"The only thing that's going to get you away from all the talk is winning."

"I'm a living testimony that anything is possible."

Cam Newton Fun Facts

He's a pescatarian.

Cam had his own reality show on Nickelodeon that focused on helping kids achieve their dreams and inspiring the next generation.

Career stats
2020
NE
2019
CAR
2018
CAR
2017
CAR
2016
CAR
2015
CAR
2014
CAR
2013
CAR
2012
CAR
2011
CAR
Season Team FPTS SNP% CMP ATT CMP% YDS AVG TD INT LNG RTG
2020
269.98 86.65 242 368 65.8 2,657 7.2 8 10 50 82.9
2019
17.68 26.64 50 89 56.2 572 6.4 0 1 44 71.0
2018
295.60 83.63 320 471 67.9 3,395 7.2 24 13 82 94.2
2017
315.48 98.52 291 492 59.1 3,302 6.7 22 16 64 80.7
2016
268.26 92.24 270 510 52.9 3,509 6.9 19 14 88 75.8
2015
399.08 97.73 296 495 59.8 3,837 7.8 35 10 74 99.4
2014
260.98 83.97 262 448 58.5 3,127 7.0 18 12 51 82.1
2013
310.66 98.54 292 473 61.7 3,379 7.1 24 13 79 88.8
2012
335.46 99.13 280 485 57.7 3,869 8.0 19 12 82 86.2
2011
387.14 N/A 310 517 60.0 4,051 7.8 21 17 91 84.5
Recent Games
Sun 1/3
Mon 12/28
Sun 12/20
Thu 12/10
Sun 12/6
Sun 11/29
Sun 11/22
Sun 11/15
Mon 11/9
Sun 11/1
Date Opp RESULT FPTS SNP% CMP ATT CMP% YDS AVG TD INT LNG RTG
1/3
W 14-28
37.98 100.00 21 30 70.0 242 8.1 3 0 31 127.4
12/28
L 38-9
9.76 66.00 5 10 50.0 34 3.4 0 0 9 57.9
12/20
L 12-22
12.16 100.00 17 27 63.0 209 7.7 0 0 35 86.8
12/10
L 3-24
5.36 76.27 9 16 56.2 119 7.4 0 1 31 53.9
12/6
W 45-0
23.56 86.57 12 19 63.2 69 3.6 1 0 15 87.4
11/29
W 17-20
5.96 100.00 9 18 50.0 84 4.7 0 2 17 23.6
11/22
L 20-27
19.20 100.00 26 40 65.0 365 9.1 1 0 50 102.6
11/15
W 17-23
16.82 100.00 13 17 76.5 118 6.9 1 0 26 114.3
11/9
W 30-27
24.56 100.00 27 35 77.1 274 7.8 0 0 33 99.0
11/1
L 21-24
18.36 100.00 15 25 60.0 174 7.0 0 0 28 81.1