Found January 12, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
Cam Newton has officially changed the game of college football. With the way Newton played this season at the NFL level it may be easy to forget what happened with him at Auburn. Newton won the Heisman trophy and led the Tigers to a National Championship, but to say his college career was filled with controversy would be an enormous understatement. A little over a year ago, Newton was reinstated at Auburn and declared eligible for the remainder of what would become a championship season. While it was determined that his father, Cecil Newton, tried to auction Cam off to the highest bidder, the NCAA could not prove that Cam knew about the illegal activity. As a result, Newton was allowed to play. On Wednesday, a rule change assured that we will not see a repeat of the Newton situation. Here is an explanation from the USA Today: The association’s Division I legislative council endorsed a measure Wednesday expanding its definition of an agent to encompass third-party influences – includ...
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