Sources say that Cam Newton averaged over 3.5 GPA. This claim is highly accurate given the fact that he was honore at Auburn's AUSPY Awards in 2011.
When Auburn Athletic Department honnored its top athletic and academic during the 2010-11 academic year, Cam Newton was part of the list.
The athletic department honored 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.
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