Found November 08, 2012 on Fox Sports Carolinas:
A North Carolina High School football player was ejected from a state playoff game last Friday night after imitating NFL quarterback Cam Newtons Superman celebrating following a touchdown. Jalan McClendon of West Mecklenburg High School was ejected from his teams 45-10 victory over Hough High after he pretended to rip off his jersey from its chest after scoring a touchdown, mimicking the exact celebration Newton of the nearby Carolina Panthers uses after he scores. Ironically, Newton was at the game but didnt see the celebration. Theres a lot of things thats changing in the NFL and the college game and also in high school, Newton said Wednesday. Taunting is taunting, but at the end of the day you still have to have fun playing the game. And whether youre doing it to be a boost of morale for your team or youre trying to (demoralize) another player. I heard about it. Guys talked about it in the locker room. As far as me seeing it, I didnt. I dont think my taunt is anything that ca...
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