Cam Newton: 10 Interesting Facts

You know him as the most electrifying player in the NFL. The player with the most exciting touchdown celebrations. And the overwhelming winner of the 2015 NFL MVP Award (48 of the 50 possible votes). But even with all the coverage of Cam Newton’s rise to fame, there is still so much that fans don’t know about the NFL’s brightest young star… After a ton of research, we put together a list of 10 most surprising things fans don’t know about “Supercam.”

10) He was Tim Tebow’s backup at Florida. At one point, the quarterback depth chart for the University of Florida boasted three national championship winners: Chris Leak, Tim Tebow, and Cam Newton. In 2007, Newton was named as Tebow’s backup. Unfortunately for Cam, Tebow became one of the best college QB’s of all-time, leaving Cam with very few chances to step on the field. Things took a turn for the worst in 2008 when Newton was arrested and accused of stealing a laptop.

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