Found October 25, 2011 on Jocks and Stiletto Jill:
PLAYERS: Cam Newton
TEAMS: Carolina Panthers
“In this day and age, everybody wants to be that star. Of course, people are going to say, ‘He’s immature. He doesn’t deserve this.’ But when people see you do alright, then you start winning their hearts.”- Cam Newton Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton has been impressive in his rookie season. At just 22 years-old, Newton has embraced a leadership role on the Panthers. He recently spoke with Interview magazine about how he’s handling criticism, being a leader and FASHION. On Being a Leader, being in the spotlight and dealing with Criticism: (being a leader) That’s just something that comes natural in a person. The hard part is that you’re always in the spotlight. Oftentimes I see myself on TV, and it’s like, “Man, what have I become?” I used to hope I was gonna be on TV, hoping people would see me playing football. Now, I’m being critiqued at the highest level—you know, “Cam didn’t do that right. He didn’t do this right.” Which is fine, but there’s no off switch. If I go

The Cam Newton effect

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