is an American football quarterback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL).He played college football at Auburn and was drafted as the first overall pick by the Panthers in the 2011 NFL Draft.
Big and fast, the quarterback packed a cannon of an arm and the kind of foot speed reserved for receivers.
Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback at Auburn who shattered nine rookie records with the Carolina Panthers after being drafted 1st overall in 2011.
He was named NFL MVP for the 2015 season and he helped lead the Panthers to Super Bowl 50 in 2016.
Selected by the Carolina Panthers with the first pick in the 2011 NFL draft, Newton became one of the league's stars.
At the tail end of his 2015 MVP season, he led the Panthers to an appearance in Super Bowl 50.