Cam Newton’s Workout, A Step in the Right Direction

February 11, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Auburn quarterback Cam Newton, possibly the most intriguing prospect in the 2011 NFL Draft, held a private workout for various media members at a San Diego high school this afternoon.

By all accounts, the rave reviews from those in attendance seem to indicate Newton’s performance was a great success.

So far, ESPN analyst Trent Dilfer has been the most vocal of the 50 or so media members who watched Newton go through a passing session, which included almost every route in the book. Dilfer described the workout as nearly mistake free and deemed Newton’s ceiling as almost limitless.

Emphasis was put on how Newton performed working from under center, something he did rarely during his one year at Auburn playing in Gus Malzahn’s unorthodox offensive system.

The 40-minute event was conducted by Newton’s quarterback coach George Whitfield Jr., who is serving as the young quarterback's tutor in the months leading up to the draft.


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