Originally written on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Cam is back on campus. Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn tweeted Tuesday that Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has returned to his alma mater to finish his degree. https://twitter.com/CoachGusMalzahn/status/291215344587132928 Newton prematurely left Auburn in 2010, when he became Carolina's No. 1 overall draft pick. Kirk Sampson, who's a part of the university's athletic department, told WSFA 12 News that Newton is working toward a degree in sociology. There's no fanfare or interviews (or photobombing) taking place; Newton is just "focusing on being a student." It's encouraging to see someone like Newton, often criticized for immature behavior, spending his downtime productively. Perhaps the light bulb is flicking on for the 23-year-old.
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