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Maxwell Award Goes To Cam Newton

Maxwell Award Goes To Cam Newton - Auburn quarterback Cam Newton won three major college football awards Thursday night, the last being the Maxwell Award for being the outstanding player in college football.

Newton also won the Walter Camp Award, which also goes to the top player; and the Davey O'Brien Award, which goes to the country's top quarterback.

Newton is the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy in New York on Saturday.

Newton shared his awards Thursday.

"No guy would be able to do it without the supporting cast, and I have an unbelievable supporting cast, starting with my offensive linemen,'' Newton said on the ESPN awards show.

Asked what he'll say to his linemen, Newton said, "I just want to thank them. I'll whip up a big ol' batch of Cammy Cam Juice for them."

Maxwell Award Goes To Cam Newton

Newton, who is only the second player in NCAA history to have at least 20 rushing and 20 passing touchdowns in the same season, has helped Auburn to a spot in the BCS national championship game against Oregon.

Newton, offensive tackle Lee Ziemba and defensive tackle Nick Fairley were named to first-teamers on the Walter Camp All-American team.

Auburn's Gene Chizik was recognized for winning the Home Depot national coach of the year award during the Thursday awards show on ESPN. Chizik won the award on Wednesday.

Maxwell Award Goes To Cam Newton


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