Over the weekend Jon Solomon of the BIRMINGHAM NEWS published a quote he gleaned from Cecil Newton about son Cam last August.
Solomon reports Cecil Newton said five months ago:
“I want my son’s image to be pristine coming out of Auburn.”
The issues plaguing Cecil’s son’s reputation came from dad asking for money from Mississippi State coaches on November 27, 2009, and Cam’s illegal acquisition of a laptop at Florida.
So looking back, perhaps now we know why Cecil said “Auburn” and not “college”.
And had ESPN not exposed the SEC & NCAA’s collusion in not only failing to enforce rules both governing body’s had on the books, but even acknowledge them before ESPN’s November 5 report, Cecil’s dream of his son finishing school with his credibility in a virtually “pristine” state would’ve been realized.
But then Solomon adds something somewhat incongruent to the SEC & NCAA’s Auburn alibi: Read more…
Before the BCS Championship Game between Auburn and Oregon on Monday night in Glendale, Ariz., Auburn Athletic Director Jay Jacobs told the media it had been “mutually agreed upon” that Cecil Newton would not be in attendance at University of Phoenix Stadium for the game.
(Photos: Cecil Newton Before The BCS Championship Game Outside Stadium)
But then a photo surfaced, taken by Vasha Hunt of the OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS, of Newton hugging son Cam from inside the stadium after the game.
And now, three days after the game, a representative of the Newton camp is claiming that Cecil indeed was not in the stadium - until after the game.
Christine Brennan on USA TODAY talked to Cecil Newton’s personal attorney George Lawson and reported late Wednesday: Read more…
Before Monday night’s BCS Championship Game in Arizona, Auburn Athletic Director Jay Jacobs assured the media that Cecil Newton, father of Auburn quarterback Cam Newton, would not be in attendance at the game.
But contrary to Jacobs’ claim, Newton was at the game and was photographed embracing his son after the Tigers defeated Oregon 22-19. Read more…