According to an Alabama radio host, there is allegedly audio that suggests Auburn quarterback Cam Newton was in the room when his father Cecil solicited money from Mississippi State for his son's services.
Cam Newton has decided to leave Auburn and get paid for his football services. He'll enter the NFL Draft.
Auburn offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn has turned down a reported $3M offer to coach Vanderbilt.
A number of sources are the refuting the Washington Post report that Auburn offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn has accepted the head coaching position at Vanderbilt.
Auburn quarterback Cam Newton is a scoring machine as South Carolina found out once more in the SEC Championship as he accounted for six scores in the win. Newton threw for 334 yards and four touchdowns while also rushing for 73 yards and two more scores.
Auburn quarterback Cam Newton and Tigers' fans everywhere received an early Christmas present when the NCAA ruled today in a released statement that Newton is eligible to play for the Tigers. "Auburn University football student-athlete Cam Newton is immediately eligible to compete, according to a decision today by the NCAA student-athlete reinstatement staff. The NCAA concluded on Monday that a violation of amateurism rules occurred, therefore Auburn University declared the student-athlete ineligible yesterday for violations of NCAA amateurism rules."
Cam Newton looked more like Mr. Heisman in the Iron Bowl as he brought his team back from a 24 point deficit to beat rival Alabama 28-27. Newton was the offense as he threw for 216 yards and three touchdowns, while also rushing for 39 yards and a score.
The FBI has apparently inquired about Auburn booster Milton McGregor and his possible involvement in the recruiting controversy surrounding Auburn quarterback Cam Newton, a source told TMZ.
In yet another gutsy performance, Auburn quarterback Cam Newton took the team on his shoulders and kept them undefeated. Against Georgia, Newton threw for 148 yards and two touchdowns but did the bulk of his damage on the ground with 30 carries for 151 yards and two scores.
WSBTV in Atlanta is reporting that "a source close to the situation" has told them that Cecil Newton admits he had conversations with an ex-Mississippi State player about seeking payment for Cam Newton to attend MSU. Cecil says that no money exchanged hands, there were no such discussions with Auburn and Cam had no knowledge of the talks.
Despite the recent allegations and several "no comments" from the Auburn athletic department on quarterback Cam Newton's status, the Auburn Bureau states that he is expected to start this weekend.
In a follow-up interview with ESPN 103.3 FM, Kenny Rogers stated that Cecil Newton was the one soliciting money from Mississippi State in exchange for quarterback Cam Newton's commitment, not him. Rogers says that he, Cecil and two Mississippi State coaches meet on Nov. 27. 2009 when Cecil brought up payment. Listen to the podcast in the below ESPN link for more on the story.
A Mississippi State recruiter claims that Cecil Newton, Auburn quarterback Cam Newton's father, commented that it would take "more than a scholarship" to bring Cam to MSU. Another recruiter says that Cam regretted that he committed to Auburn over MSU but "the money was too much." This information was relayed to SEC officials back in January.
FoxSports.com is reporting that current Auburn quarterback Cam Newton had three separate instances of academic cheating during his short time at the University of Florida.