AUBURN — Cam Newton’s youthful brother Caylin Newton is headed to Auburn, he revealed in a Twitter put up on Friday night time.
His tweet reads merely, “War Eagle,” with a hashtag studying ‘new chapter.’
He will arrive at Auburn with two years of eligibility remaining. He needs to be instantly eligible to play as a graduate switch, listed as a graduate in Howard’s on-line graduation materials for the spring of 2020.
He transfers in from Howard, the place he performed quarterback by two stellar seasons. He led the group to a shocking upset win over FBS UNLV as a freshman in 2017.
That yr, he tallied 3,185 yards in 11 video games, throwing for two,432 yards and speeding for 753 extra whereas rolling up 25 touchdowns. As a sophomore in 2018, he rolled up 3,133 whole yards in 10 video games, with 2,629 passing yards and 504 speeding yards to together with 26 whole touchdowns.
After a training change final offseason, he performed by the primary 4 video games of Howard’s season in 2019 earlier than saying publicly in October that he can be coming into the NCAA’s switch portal and redshirting to protect his season of eligibility. Current NCAA guidelines permit gamers to play by 4 video games with out burning their redshirt alternative.
He stated in that announcement within the fall that he deliberate to graduate from Howard in May earlier than shifting on, and he has completed that aim.
Caylin Newton rolled up 4,358 yards as a senior at quarterback at Grady High School in Atlanta, and was a star signal-caller at Howard, however has additionally posted movies on Instagram of himself working routes and enjoying receiver in exercises this season.