During my appearance on the nationally-syndicated Paul Finebaum Show today, Paul noted comments made by former college and pro football star Tony Dorsett about the recent allegations involving the father of Auburn quarterback Cam Newton.
Last week Friday Dorsett told Eric Barrow of the NEW YORK DAILY NEWS:
“I think it’s a witch hunt. It’s a modern-day lynching of an athlete. I mean come on. If there was something going on they would have had to know about it way in advance. Why all of a sudden the school gets some success and he’s successful, he’s one of the front-runners for the Heisman Trophy, then all of a sudden all this comes to the forefront?”
No surprise that ‘76 Heisman Trophy winner Dorsett also said he’s still dead-set on voting for Newton for the award despite recent claims by former Mississippi State football player Kenny Rogers that Cam’s father Cecil Newton talked of soliciting money in exchange for his son signing a letter of intent to play football at MSU.
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