101 Facts About Cam Newton

1. Cam Newton previously had shoulder surgery to repair a partially torn rotator cuff in March 2017.

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2. Cam Newton told 680 The Fan in Atlanta this past week that his throwing arm was "better than I thought it would be.

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3. Carolina Panthers believe Cam Newton could be ready for training camp after last month's arthroscopic shoulder surgery and certainly expect the star quarterback to be ready to start the 2019 NFL regular season, a league source told ESPN.

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4. Cam Newton smirked and said, "It's funny to hear a female talk about routes.

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5. Cam Newton was drafted third in the first annual Pro Bowl Draft, by Team Sanders.

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6. Cam Newton was rated as the 46th best player by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2013 list.

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7. On January 22, 2012, Cam Newton was named to be heading to the Pro Bowl after the New York Giants beat the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship.

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8. Cam Newton already had purchased the property in the Castleberry Hill neighborhood of Atlanta, just a few blocks from Mercedes-Benz Stadium when he met with Thompson.

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9. Cam Newton reminded during his Wednesday radio interview that outside the South, people might say fellowship, but where he's from it's pronounced more like Fellaship.

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10. Cam Newton said he would feel fatigued as games progressed, and backup Taylor Heinicke had to replace him for a couple of Hail Marys when he was still well enough to play.

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11. In 2016, Cam Newton played through the injury and delayed surgery until well into the offseason.

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12. On January 29, 2019, Cam Newton announced plans for his first business venture, Fellaship.

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13. Cam Newton has already made tributes to his young son with a special TD celebration, as well as with custom cleats and a shirt.

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14. Cam Newton had a son named Chosen with his girlfriend in the year 2015.

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15. Cam Newton got the quarterback role even when Tim Tebow was already with the team.

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16. Cam Newton made his way to the University of Florida and featured in 2007 for the Florida Gators football team in 2007.

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17. Cam Newton was christened Cameron Jerrell Newton on the 11th day of May 1989 in the American state of Georgia.

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18. Cam Newton chose to attend the University of Florida at the start of his senior year of high school.

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19. Cam Newton took to Instagram to thank the fans and to say that the surgery is just a minor setback.

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20. Cam Newton struggled with a shoulder injury for the majority of the 2018 season.

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21. Cam Newton will be featured alongside former Chicago White Sox star Frank Thomas, who will officially launch his 404 Vodka.

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22. Cam Newton tweeted, "I've been quiet about this because I didn't want to create a distraction for my team and appreciate the privacy in this joyous time".

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23. On December 30, 2015, Cam Newton confirmed on Twitter that his girlfriend, Kia Proctor, gave birth to a son on December 24, 2015, in Atlanta.

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24. Cam Newton graduated from Auburn with a degree in sociology in the spring of 2015.

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25. On January 24, 2019, Cam Newton officially underwent right shoulder surgery.

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26. Cam Newton rushed 10 times for 47 yards and two touchdowns.

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27. Cam Newton led the game-winning 75-yard touchdown drive to the Panthers undefeated through their first 12 games.

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28. Cam Newton was 10 of 14 for 154 yards, 2 touchdowns and a 147 QB Rating under pressure.

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29. Cam Newton was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts in that game and with this performance, Newton has had four games with at least 200 passing yards and 80 rushing yards with multiple touchdown passes and a rushing touchdown.

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30. Cam Newton landed the number 5 and 2 play of the year with his 49-yard touchdown run against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and his touchdown fumblerooski to Richie Brockel vs the Houston Texans.

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31. Cam Newton received his Offensive Rookie of the Year, and Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year awards on the inaugural NFL Honors award show, with 47 of the 50 possible 50 AP votes.

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32. Cam Newton became the second straight number one pick to win the AP Rookie of the Year, after Sam Bradford won it the previous season.

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33. Cam Newton finished the Pro Bowl with 186 yards along with 2 touchdowns and 3 interceptions.

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34. Cam Newton rushed for 59 yards and a touchdown, including one run for 25 yards.

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35. Cam Newton threw for 256 yards and 1 touchdown, completing 18 of his 23 passes.

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36. Cam Newton became the only player to begin his career with consecutive 400-yard passing games and broke the Carolina Panthers franchise record of 547 yards previously held by Steve Beuerlein.

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37. Cam Newton spent much of the second half of the 2010 football season embroiled in a controversy regarding allegations that his father, Cecil Newton, had sought substantial sums of money in return for his son playing for a major college football team, in violation of National Collegiate Athletic Association rules.

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38. Cam Newton passed for 216 yards with three passing touchdowns and ran for another.

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39. Cam Newton broke Pat Sullivan's school record for most touchdowns in a single season—a record that had stood since 1971—with 27.

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40. Cam Newton rushed for 217 yards in the game, giving him 1,077 yards for the season, and set the SEC record for yards rushing in a season by a quarterback—a record previously held by Auburn quarterback, Jimmy Sidle, that had stood for over 40 years.

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41. Cam Newton passed for 210 yards and rushed for 198 yards including 4 rushing touchdowns.

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42. Cam Newton completed three touchdown passes, one of which went for 94 yards.

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43. In January 2009, Cam Newton transferred to Blinn College in Brenham, Texas, to play for head coach Brad Franchione, son of Dennis Franchione.

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44. Cam Newton committed to the University of Florida at the beginning of his senior year, becoming part of the top-rated recruiting class in the country for 2007.

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45. Cam Newton broke Otto Graham's 61-year-old record for passing yards by any quarterback in an NFL debut.

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46. Cam Newton became the first NFL quarterback to throw for 400 yards in his first game, shattering Peyton Manning's first-game record by 120 yards.

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47. Cam Newton is the only player in the modern era to be awarded the Heisman Trophy, win a national championship, and become the first overall pick in an NFL draft within a one-year span.

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48. Cam Newton played college football at Auburn and was drafted as the first overall pick by the Panthers in the 2011 NFL Draft.

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49. Cam Newton is feeding 1,200 underprivileged kids as part of his ongoing "Cam's Thanksgiving Jam" tradition.

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50. Cam Newton now feeding 1,200 kids at annual Thanksgiving Jam.

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51. Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton has made it an annual event to not only deliver turkey dinners for underprivileged kids, but provide a night of entertainment.

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52. Cam Newton will provide Thanksgiving dinner for 1,200 unprivileged kids as part of annual event.

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53. Cam Newton likes to unwind with a glass of wine and a cigar.

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54. Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is preparing to make his annual Thanksgiving event the largest yet.

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55. Carolina Panthers star Cam Newton loves to give out footballs to kids during games, but his generosity is making a much bigger impact off the field.

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56. Cam Newton is all about giving gifts to the children.

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57. Cam Newton will provide Thanksgiving dinner for 1,200 underprivileged kids as part of annual event.

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58. Cam Newton visits kids in Charlotte on Veterans Day after flight delays.

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59. Cam Newton has enjoyed an enormous amount of success during a relatively brief career.

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60. Cam Newton inadvertently sparked a debate about the Carolina Panthers team talent this week.

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61. Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton walks onto the field during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Nov 8, 2018.

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62. Cam Newton routinely wears custom shoes on game days before, during and after games.

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63. Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton found himself in a rough spot early in Thursday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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64. Cam Newton has been absolutely crushing it this year and has quickly moved up the MVP rankings with his play.

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65. Cam Newton says Panthers will bounce back after getting 'whooped' by Steelers.

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66. Cam Newton had to be contained if the Steelers were going to defeat the Panthers on Thursday Night Football.

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67. Cam Newton wears "Stronger than Hate" cleats as Panthers honor Pittsburgh shooting victims.

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68. Cam Newton getting enough credit for his play this season? Nick Wright weighs in.

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69. Cam Newton wearing Steelers-themed cleats to honor victims of Pittsburgh synagogue massacre.

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70. Cam Newton honored victims of the Tree of Life congregation by sporting the message "Stronger Than Hate" during Carolina's road trip to Pittsburgh.

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71. Cam Newton suffered two back fractures and was held overnight at the hospital for observation.

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72. On December 9, 2014, Cam Newton was involved in a car crash in Charlotte; his vehicle flipped.

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73. Cam Newton spoke about his faith after winning the 2011 BCS National Championship Game saying, "It's just a God thing.

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74. Cam Newton was ranked 25th by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018.

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75. Cam Newton missed the next game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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76. For the season, Cam Newton has sold the 7th most merchandise from March 2015 to February 2016.

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77. Cam Newton was ranked as the top player in the NFL by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.

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78. Cam Newton was sacked six times and Manning was sacked 5 times, both quarterbacks fumbled twice, and both threw an interception.

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79. In the NFC championship game, Cam Newton completed 19 of 28 passes for 335 yards, with two touchdowns and one interception.

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80. Cam Newton led NFL quarterbacks in rushing attempts, rushing yards, and rushing touchdowns in 2015.

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81. Cam Newton became the first player to win five NFC Offensive Player of the Week awards in a nine-week span within a season and his five awards tied for the most in a season in NFL history.

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82. Cam Newton became the NFL's first player to win the award four times in a seven-week span since San Diego's LaDainian Tomlinson in 2006.

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83. Cam Newton led the Panthers on his 12th-ever game-winning drive, and his fourth of the season.

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84. For his performance, Cam Newton was named NFC Offensive Player of the week for the third time in five weeks.

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85. For his efforts, Cam Newton was named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season.

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86. Through the 2015 preseason, Cam Newton graded as PFF's best quarterback.

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87. Cam Newton made his debut during Carolina Panthers home opener against the Detroit Lions in week 2.

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88. Cam Newton was rated as the 24th best player on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2014 list.

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89. Cam Newton played the second and third quarter, and rushed for a touchdown.

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90. Cam Newton was drafted 3rd in the first annual Pro Bowl Draft, by Team Sanders.

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91. Cam Newton was rated as the 46th best player on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2013 list.

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92. Cam Newton was rated as the 40th best player in the NFL by his peers on the NFL Top 100 player list.

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93. On January 22, 2012, Cam Newton was named to be heading to the Pro Bowl after the New York Giants beat the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game.

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94. Cam Newton set the NFL rushing touchdown record for quarterbacks on December 4, 2011, rushing for his 13th touchdown of the season in the fourth quarter against Tampa Bay.

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95. Cam Newton threw for 262 yards, 2 touchdowns, and one interception.

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96. Cam Newton was named the 2010 SEC Offensive Player of the Year as well as the 2010 AP Player of the Year.

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97. With his performance, Cam Newton became the third player in NCAA FBS history to throw and run for 20-plus touchdowns in a single season.

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98. Cam Newton was named the game MVP after scoring a career-best six touchdowns.

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99. Cam Newton accounted for five total offensive touchdowns and over 350 yards of total offense.

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100. Cam Newton started the first game of Auburn University's 2010 season, a home win over Arkansas State on September 4, 2010.

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101. Cam Newton was ranked as the number one quarterback from either high school or junior college by Rivals.

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