AP honors Cam Newton as top player
AUBURN, Ala. -- Cameron Newton lifted Auburn from the back of the Top 25 to No. 1 in the nation.
The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback led the Tigers into the Tostitos BCS National Championship Game against No. 2 Oregon with a mix of flair and poise and enough highlight-reel plays to widely split the vote among a handful of coaches and teammates asked for their favorite.
Newton already has raked in the Heisman Trophy and Davey O'Brien and Maxwell awards for his spectacular season. ...
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