Cam Newton’s Star QB Younger Brother Announces Transfer

first_imgA closeup of Cam Newton throwing a pass during a Panthers game.CHARLOTTE, NC – DECEMBER 17: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers throws a pass against the New Orleans Saints in the third quarter during their game at Bank of America Stadium on December 17, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton won’t be on the field this weekend – again. Neither will his younger brother.Caylin Newton, the younger brother of the Carolina Panthers quarterback, announced his decision to transfer from Howard.According to a report from The Undefeated, the dual-threat quarterback skipped Saturday’s loss to Bethune Cookman in order to preserve his red-shirt status.The younger Newton didn’t wait long to confirm his move from Howard. Caylin took to Twitter on Tuesday afternoon to announce he was leaving the team. “I will finish what I started academically by graduating this may. As of my athletic career, I have officially declared to be put into the NCAA transfer portal with two years of eligibility left,” Newton said on Twitter.Much Love 🤟🏽 pic.twitter.com/MRFhpGfgFZ— Caylin Newton (@NewtonCaylin) October 1, 2019Newton, the preseason Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference player of the year, played in four games this season.By sitting out for the rest of the year, he preserves his red-shirt and has two years of eligibility left.The younger Newton is likely to garner significant interest on the graduate transfer market. The former three-star quarterback recruit had 3,133 yards of total offense and 26 touchdowns as a sophomore in 2018.Stay tuned for the latest on Newton and his potential transfer destinations.last_img

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