Cam Newton Scouting Report

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Cam Newton Scouting Report

Position: QB
Conference: SEC
School: Auburn Tigers
Year/Status: Drafted
Jersey Number: #2
Height & Weight: 6'6 - 250 lbs.
Drafted 1.1 in 2011 by CAR

2011 NFL Combine Results
40-Yard Dash4.59
Vertical jump35.0
Broad jump10'6
Three-cone drill6.92
20-yard shuttle4.18

2011 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:

Cam Newton, QB, Auburn

It was hard to imagine any college player being talked about as much as current Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow, but just one season later, Newton made made that a reality. Of course, it is for both his exploits on and off the field. Newton was allegedly caught cheating at Florida and while that is pretty much in the past, the play-for-pay accusations were the story of college football in 2011.

Well, it was the story along with the play of both Newton and undefeated Auburn. The junior signal-caller enjoyed one of the best seasons in college football history in leading the Tigers to the BCS National Championship while winning the Heisman Trophy. He completed 185 of 280 passes for 2854 yards and 30 touchdowns with just seven interceptions. As good as those numbers are, Newton is even more dangerous with his feet, as he has rushed 264 times for 1473 yards and 20 more scores. In a Heisman-defining performance, Newton led Auburn back from a 24-0 road deficit to stun Alabama 28-27.

He also looks like a lock for success at the next level. Newton has the look of a linebacker, which is becoming more and more typical of NFL quarterbacks these days. He stands at a whopping 6'6'' and 250 pounds although he has still been clocked as fast as 4.42 in the 40-yard dash. That kind of size, speed, and athleticism is rarely seen in a college player--or any player for that matter. Add Newton's throwing accuracy into the mix and he looks like a can't-miss prospect. It's no surprise that Newton left early, and he should be drafted in the first half of the first round.

Last Updated Feb-13-2011 by Ricky Dimon

4 Comments | Add Yours
Prediction: 1st Round

vaughnbros i totally agree-vince young part 2 is correct. vince went to a really good team in tenn and he still blew it but cam will prob be picked by buffalo and the pats-jets will eat him up for at least 2 years. qbs who run to much in nfl will not survive a season.

Posted by:
creeks21 03/13/11 07:31 PM
Prediction: 1st Round

basically the same exact thing as vince young was coming out of college, if he goes to the right team he could be a superstar

Posted by:
vaughnbros 02/28/11 10:32 PM
Prediction: 1st Round

Cam Newton will be a Viking. Pick #12. he is potentially the best QB in the Draft. Frazier wants a QB to build around and Newton is perfect for handing the ball to AP for 2-3 years.

Posted by:
mwood17 01/15/11 10:24 AM
Prediction: 1st Round

cards should look for newton after his win @ glendale

Posted by:
azwillwinsuperbowl 01/12/11 12:07 AM