Newton Cleared To Play
Just one day after Auburn declared quarterback Cam Newton ineligible for Saturday's SEC title game, the NCAA cleared the Heisman Trophy candidate to play. Espn.com, with help form the Associated Press, has the story, below.
Quarterback Cam Newton #2 of the Auburn Tigers rushes out of the pocket against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 26, 2010 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
The NCAA released its finding in a statement Wednesday. The college sports governing body had concluded on Monday that a violation of Newton's amateur status had occurred. Auburn declared Newton ineligible on Tuesday and requested his eligibility be reinstated.
Newton has been cleared to compete without conditions.