This Sunday marks Super Bowl 50 — which will be a showdown between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers.
And while even non-football fans likely know Peyton Manning (who is making his fifth Super Bowl appearance), there are probably a lot of people who don’t know much about his opposing quarterback, Cam Newton.
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Though we’re tempted to say you’re missing out if you’re unfamiliar with the 26-year-old stud, we’re going to cease the opportunity to make sure you know all the right things to say about the QB (and his nearly undefeated season) Super Bowl party!
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And once you hear more about Cam’s life — on and off the field — we have a feeling you’ll be rooting for the Panthers this Sunday…
Check out the gallery for five things everyone (even those who don’t totally follow football) should know about Cam Newton!
Cam made history as the only player to lead his college team (Auburn University) to a national championship, win the Heisman Trophy and be picked first overall in an NFL draft within the span of one year.
In case that’s not impressive enough, he was then named NFL Rookie of the Year.