Cam Newton cleared; go ahead and ship him the Heisman

  • Blog Post by: Michael Rand
  • December 1, 2010 - 3:12 PM

Via the AP:

Auburn quarterback Cam Newton is eligible to play in the SEC title game this weekend, even though the NCAA says his father broke rules by shopping his son to another school.

The NCAA released its finding in a statement Wednesday. The college sports governing body had concluded on Monday that a violation of Newton's amateur status had occurred. Auburn declared Newton ineligible on Tuesday and requested his eligibility be reinstated.

Newton has been cleared to compete without conditions.

Jordan-Hare Stadium has an official address of 2047 Eaves Memorial Coliseum, Auburn, AL 36849. Go ahead and mail the Heisman Trophy there right now.

© 2018 Star Tribune