If you’re not a Cam Newton fan you must have trouble separating what happens on the field from what happens in the business world. Cam Newton is the most exciting player on college football hands down. The Auburn Tigers are the best team in College football and I believe they’ll prove that in the BCS National Championship Game.
So now we come to the off-field portion of the discussion. It’s a given that Newton’s father shopped him around. The hard part, maybe the impossible part, is trying to figure out whether Cam Newton knew of these problems and if he was a part of them. Logic suggests that he did know. It also suggests Newton should be banned. But proving that is another matter. If you can’t prove he knew about it, you can’t punish him for his father’s sins.
And so the weird world of college football dos and don’ts leaves us wishing for a clear cut way of determining right from wrong. Here’s a shocker. As much as we would like to believe that college football is a pure game, it is not. It’s as corrupt as every other human institution in which money is involved. Live with it. Clean it up as best you can but don’t be surprised at anything.