Heisman Winner Moves On: Cam Newton To Enter the 2011 NFL Draft

Posted by Doug Brodess on January-13-2011 Add Comments

After leading Auburn to a national championship and winning the Heisman Trophy, Cam Newton will forego his senior season and enter the NFL draft.

Auburn released a statement Thursday night announcing the quarterback's decision

"This decision was difficult for me and my family," Newton said. "It's been a blessing for me to be a part of something so great," he said. "Any time you win games it's a big deal, but for this school to win a BCS national championship, what a way to make people happy. Auburn is a special place that I can call home."

Newton ran for 1,473 yards and 20 touchdowns on the ground and passed for 2,854 ...

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