04 Nov 2010
The first bit of bad news for Cam Newton this season: The Heisman hopeful will be investigated by the NCAA. Multiple sources told ESPN.com that a man representing Newton was telling school it would take a six-figure payment to secure his signature on a National Letter of Intent.
Newton was a junior college player at the time, recovering from his first scandal at the University of Florida. There, he was kicked off the team for stealing a laptop and throwing it out of a dorm window when the police arrived.
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