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Cam Newton's sweat was for sale

Posted on: January 18, 2011 2:41 pm
Edited on: January 18, 2011 4:58 pm
Posted by Tom Fornelli

As is the case when any team wins a championship, fans begin hoarding all the official championship apparel that they can.  They seek out memorabilia as if terrified they're going to forget their team ever won, worried that, if they don't have a t-shirt hanging in the back of the closet to remind them, it'll all just disappear.  Then the faithful don their new shirts and hats, head to the local Wal-Mart, and pose for pictures alongside the trophy they broke no sweat helping to earn.

It's that desire to be a part of something special within all of us that drives fans to want a piece of it.  Still, as I said, Johnny Auburnfan didn't break a sweat helping Auburn win a national title.  So what's the next best thing that he can do?  He can go on eBay and buy some of Cam Newton's.
You are bidding on THE towel that Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton used during the BCS National Championship game against Oregon on Monday January 10th 2010! The towel is 100% authentic, in good condition and has the Auburn logo embroidered on the towel. It even has blades of grass from the field still on it!! The towel was given to me after the game on the field immediately following the trophy presentation (see photos). When I received the towel, many of the fans and media members that saw suggested that I frame this towel and make a fancy presentation but I have chosen to sell the towel as is and let the winning bidder do with it as they please. This is an amazing opportunity to own a piece of history 50+ years in the making. Please view my other auction as I am selling a number of authentic game used items that were literally in the trash on the field after the game. Some people's trash can be your treasure!

Sorry, Auburn fans, but the towel has already been sold.  For $201.  Yes, that's right, somebody bought a dirty towel that they have no way to prove was actually Cam Newton's for $201.  Who says there is a recession going on?

Hat tip: War Eagle Reader

Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 22, 2011 5:48 am

Cam Newton's sweat was for sale

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Since: Sep 28, 2008
Posted on: January 24, 2011 1:59 pm

Cam Newton's sweat was for sale

Sick fans.   I think it is ironic that the only college football fans in America that support the lack of honor and integrity from a player are Auburn fans.  Poll after poll across America indicate that the nation as a whole thinks the Auburn program is tainted and most believe that there is no way that Cam himself was not a player. Yet, they treat him as some super AU hero, a hero that spent about 6 months on their campus and took a hike to the NFL. It reflects on the entire institution, the SEC and the NCAA. 

Since: Sep 7, 2006
Posted on: January 19, 2011 2:36 pm

Cam Newton's sweat was for sale

His dad was probably selling it (anything for a buck)!  And zero reprecussions (from the NCAA) for his dad/Auburn attending the game, being on the field, and being paid off?  We need some major investigations as they did against USC a few years back.  If not, the NCAA is setting a terrible example! 

Since: Sep 5, 2006
Posted on: January 18, 2011 3:29 pm

Cam Newton's sweat was for sale

And there's really no picture of him handing the towel to anyone. There's a picture where he appears to be leaning on a towel, but I guess some people will buy anything.

Since: Sep 5, 2006
Posted on: January 18, 2011 3:27 pm

Cam Newton's sweat was for sale

If someone really wanted to light $200 on fire they might as well, you know, actually light $200 on fire. Or go to a strip club and make it rain with Pacman. Or hit a casino and play some blackjack. Anything but blow it on a towel that someone says belonged to Cam Newton.

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