Cameron Jerrell Newton was born on the 11th of May, 1989, in Savannah, Georgia. Cam was the more youthful of two children born to Cecil and Jackie Newton. Both boys complied with in their dad's footprints. Cecil was an undersized linebacker for Savannah State in the really early 1980s and later examined for the Dallas Cowboys and Buffalo Bills. He fell short to make either lineup. Thrilled to prepare his sons for a possibility at the NFL, Cecil placed Cecil Jr. and Cameron with college-type drills before they reached their teenagers.
Between his student and junior times, Cam increased 3 inches and contributed 15 pounds of muscle. By his senior duration, Cam stood 6-4 and weighed 230 pounds. He could toss the ball 75 lawns in the air and run over just about any sort of prospective tackler. The university employers who saw Westlake's games were divided over Cam's future placement. Some saw your guy going ahead to set up or quarterback. Others believed he had the capability to come to be a fantastic wallet passer. Tommy Tuberville wanted Cam at Auburn, however as a tight end.
As the scholarship supplies rolled in, Cam was drawn to Florida, where Tim Tebow had actually merely made a splash as a do-it-all freshman. He joined the Gators for the 2007 season and played reasonably as a back-up. The 2008 duration started with superb pledge, however after spraining his ankle in the opener, Cam was red-shirted throughout just what would be a championship game duration for Florida.