Heisman Winner Cam Newton Picked By Panthers At #1 In 2011 NFL Draft

Despite an NFL labor dispute going through legal proceedings, the 2011 NFL Draft went down as planned Thursday night (April 28), and it was QB Cam Newton who was drafted with the #1 overall pick. As expected, the Carolina Panthers chose the Auburn quarterback with the #1 pick, after which the Heisman Trophy winner promised to turn around the team’s luck. “I’m ready to change this whole organization around, to go from worst to first,” said Newton…
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