What was Cam Newtons GPA while at Auburn

Cam Newton averaged over 3.5 GPA it has been suggested. This claim is highly accurate given the fact that he was honored at Auburn's AUSPY Awards in 2011.

When Auburn Athletic Department honored its top student-athletes during the 2010-11 academic year, Cam Newton was part of the list.

The athletic department recognized a record 235 athletes with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Among those that were Top Tigers, 15 achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA, while 22 were international students.

Formerly known as the Tiger Torch banquet, the AUSPY award for Athlete of the Year for that year was given to Heisman winner Cam Newton and NCAA swimming champion Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace.

Back in high school, Newton graduated with a 2.8 GPA, reports SB Nation.

Of interest, check out college football's smartest players on NFL.com.

TIP: USA Today shares advice that all student-athletes can use in everyday life to improve their game, grades, relationships and life.

In the news: Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton abruptly ended a press conference after a question about the offense's ability to consistently get yardage in "big chunks." Following the question, Cam rolled his eyes, said, "next question," and then walked away from the podium before another reporter could speak up. Get more scoop at Hotnewhiphop.com.

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