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Cam Newton signs with Brett Favre's agent

Posted on: January 21, 2011 3:02 pm
Edited on: January 21, 2011 3:04 pm
Posted by Chip Patterson

Cam Newton may not be considered the top quarterback in the 2011 NFL Draft, but he will one of the most valuable athletes in the class.  Newton has instant name recognition beyond the football world, and his trademarked smile and larger than life personality is a perfect match for endorsements.  Not to mention the on field accomplishments of a National Championship and being a runaway Heisman Trophy winner.

So for agent Bus Cook to land Newton as a client is a pretty big deal.  Sources have confirmed to our own Bryan Fischer that Newton has signed Cook on for his representation in the 2011 NFL Draft.  The agent-duties will be shared between Cook and Perennial Sports, a D.C. based group that currently represents Cam's brother.

Cook was going up against some of the biggest football agents in the game for Cam's nod.  In order to seal the deal, Cook reportedly called in some help from Brett Favre.  Pro Football Talk reported earlier this week that Favre, a longtime client and friend of Cook, joined the agent in his meetings with the Newton family.

What kind of impact did Favre have on the decision?  Hard to say, but if anything, Favre's team can say they have dealt with their fair share of public controversy.  There is little reason to believe that just because Newton is leaving Auburn, the damning reports surrounding his recruitment will go away any time soon.

Or even better, maybe Favre hooked up Newton with a sweet gig doing endorsements for Wrangler.  Now THAT would be a Super Bowl commercial.

Since: Nov 20, 2010
Posted on: January 23, 2011 7:16 am

Cam Newton signs with Brett Favre's agent

What's up, sign up just to bash Auburn? What a I guess Auburn beat up on whatever team your a fan of and your still sucking your thumb over it. Oh please I hope your a Roh Tard fan. You sure act like one. Go back to your hole loser.

Since: Jan 22, 2011
Posted on: January 22, 2011 11:34 am

Cam Newton signs with Brett Favre's agent

Blah Blah Blah, save it War Cheater!

Since: Nov 1, 2009
Posted on: January 22, 2011 11:16 am

Cam Newton signs with Brett Favre's agent

cam newton=reggie bush

explosive college player, bust in the NFL, horrible person, cheater

Since: Dec 6, 2008
Posted on: January 22, 2011 12:03 am

Cam Newton signs with Brett Favre's agent

Even on his best day...

Since: Nov 20, 2010
Posted on: January 21, 2011 5:35 pm

Cam Newton signs with Brett Favre's agent

I second that WarEagle11...they are just a bunch o jealous dumba$$es

Since: Jul 20, 2008
Posted on: January 21, 2011 4:58 pm

Ya'll might as well forget about anything ever

coming from the whole Cam's dad thing.  He wasn't paid to go anywhere, no one is investigating Auburn for anything, and no other school that recruited Cam was ever offered Cam's services for money.  It was a one time thing with a Mississippi State booster and Cam's father and that's it.  All you conspiracy theorist can stick it where the sun don't shine.  Cam will be a pro bowl qb in a couple of years and play for 15 years and get everything his talent deserves.  He is a great young guy who has made mistakes, and has overcome them to become a great qb and person.  Get over it morons!

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