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Cam X-rayed

Posted on: January 11, 2011 12:46 pm

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. -- Auburn coach Gene Chizik did not elaborate early Tuesday on what could be a significant injury to quarterback Cam Newton in Monday night's championship game.'s Mike Freeman reported that Newton "seriously injured his lower back" late in the game and was X-rayed following the postgame press conference. By Tuesday morning it become evident around the Auburn camp that Newton had gotten X-rays although coach Gene Chizik did not provide details.

"I do not [have an update]," Chizik said Tuesday at the morning-after press conference. "This is a guy who is a competitor. He's playing in a championship game. Whatever pain he felt, whatever difficulty he was having, he was going to finish the game. We'll know more today."

Obviously, the Heisman Trophy winner's injury could have a significant impact. Newton must decide by Saturday whether to declare for the NFL Draft. If the injury is serious enough it could impact his draft position or even impact his decision on whether to go to the NFL.

"I don't want [anyone] to feel sorry for me," Newton told Freeman.

"As far as knowing what the extent of the injury is right now, I will know more later today," Chizik added.

Auburn will be traveling most of the day because of weather issues back east. That update might not come until late in the day.

Category: NCAAF
Tags: Auburn

Since: Oct 26, 2009
Posted on: January 12, 2011 11:31 am

Cam X-rayed

Did Auburn deny that sCam's dad was at the xray just like they did about his attendance at the game too?
Anything attached this guy is nothing but a lie so there is no reason to believe anything CBS says about him.

Since: Jan 10, 2011
Posted on: January 12, 2011 1:48 am

Cam X-rayed

ARe you kidding me. We're talking about football not church. and the Cam incident is a still on going investigation so its not over yet. WHy would the NCAA bring in the FBI into obviously there's more to it. they're checking into his finances, there's something there if there doing. and maybe we just have hate for the person as in Cam Newton when he told the press he didn't do nothing wrong when his father asked for money to play. now he's not just ask one school for money he's gonna ask all the schools. and doesn't Auburn have more money than Miss. st.? umm yeah they do so. he his still childish. who throws a computer that us stolen out the window when the police are in your dorrway only a true jackass would do that. thats why Flodia dimissed him form the team and Auburn did ban cecil newton from the game it was thebig talk for the pre-game and so did the NCAA. the NCAA needs to take some action in what they do. Thay're suppose to make this kids ready for the NFL if the choose to go.

Since: Feb 27, 2008
Posted on: January 11, 2011 9:27 pm

Cam X-rayed

Well it was obviously in the contract that he had to play all complete 14 games or he would get less money.

Since: Sep 6, 2009
Posted on: January 11, 2011 8:45 pm

Cam X-rayed

I'm sure his daddy got him the best doctors money can buy.  Probably about $180,000 worth.

Since: Mar 10, 2008
Posted on: January 11, 2011 8:18 pm

Cam X-rayed

good point im not really an Aburn fan more of a football fan in general,especialy since in canada I have no intrest in any particulatr team.I watch NCIS football in person and have watched one NCAA game in the "BIGHOUSE". I prefure college over nfl since its faster paced(Especialy in this game 3 to 4 plays sometimes in the time it takes the NO FUN LEAGUGE to have one). Aburn won congrates and so be it but dang it was hoping the way it was going for a more dramatic ending than the nontakle and scrable for yards that sealed the game. But hey he wasnt down and wistle never went so be it .AND wow im impressed thoose refs were on it all game I wish every football game was called that good.  ps im still dreamimg for a playoff, we have it in Canada and its awsome,but than again we dont have as many teams to deal with.  Good game to end the season congrats to all.

Since: Jan 11, 2011
Posted on: January 11, 2011 8:04 pm

Cam X-rayed

All of you that are fans from other schools should take a lesson from the Oregon Ducks.  They were nice and congratulated Auburn and we all wished each other safe trips back home.  Get over the Cam incident as it is over and nothing was wrong except for the hate that you have for a fellow Alabama school.  If you are soooo great, what are you afraid of?  Get over it!  Is this what you learn in church on Sundays?

Since: Apr 23, 2010
Posted on: January 11, 2011 7:20 pm

Cam X-rayed

Did you not see everything in here this morning? It was wall to wall articles on the game.

Since: May 17, 2008
Posted on: January 11, 2011 7:20 pm

Cam X-rayed

can someone tell me hoe cecil newton was allowed to the game. Auburn didn't allow him to come to the game but yet some how he got allowed in the game.

My guess is that he traveled to the game on his own and had a ticket.  Auburn can refuse to let him travel with the team, or be around the team.  Auburn, however, does not have any control over who may end up with a ticket to see the game from the stands.  I would assume, I don't know, that Mr. Newton bought or was given a ticket to the game and attended on his own just like any other fan there.

Since: May 11, 2008
Posted on: January 11, 2011 6:25 pm

Cam X-rayed

Lots of comments but nothing about the game itself... I wonder why?

Could it be most of you posting are not Auburn fans? Was the game not worth discussion? Or is this just a place for most of you to vent instead of paying for professional help?


Since: Jan 10, 2011
Posted on: January 11, 2011 6:21 pm

Cam X-rayed

can someone tell me hoe cecil newton was allowed to the game. Auburn didn't allow him to come to the game but yet some how he got allowed in the game. this is why NCAA is investigating Cam's finances and has the FBI in it too. they next need to check how cecil newton was allowed in the game. in the next couple years they will found that newton was paid to go to Auburn. he'll just be like Reggie Bush

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