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How Cam Newton Highlights a Season
After a much talked-about rookie showing and a sophomore season filled with pressure, Cam Newton is getting ready to take the field for a third season this fall. His game plan going forward is a simple one: "Taking one game at a time and catapulting my team to the playoffs. Handling the pressure of other people doesn't really bother me, because my personal goal is never going to be below those expectations."
With starting his college football career at the Division I level, transferring to a junior college, and then heading back to Division I Auburn University, Cam wouldn't have made it without these high expectations he's set for himself. "No matter what people may say or critique or analyze about my game, it's still not going to have the same impact on me as when I know deep down inside that I could have done better."
In order to be the best quarterback he can possibly be, Cam told Eastbay that he believes leadership skills, accuracy, and the 'want to win' are the traits he focuses on. And while he makes it sound — and look — easy, Cam knows that it's going to take everything in his arsenal to make this season a success. And that includes his new signature cleat, the Under Armour Cam Highlight. "I think what makes the Cam Highlight cleat so special is that it's like no other cleat. It gives a new look for football cleats and allows skill-position guys to now wear a high-top cleat that is as light as a speed cleat."
In the next year, Cam is hoping his all-new cleat powers him to reach his ultimate goal: taking Carolina to the playoffs. Until then, he's sworn to keeping up strict eating habits and a training routine that includes a lot of mental preparation as well. "You get in what you put out. When you start putting other things aside and putting football in its rightful place, then you will see production."
Tune in this fall to see that production, as well as the new Cam Highlight. The newest statement-maker in the football realm, this cleat is set to bring skill players the perfect combination of speed and support. You'll recognize its metallic flash the moment it hits the field.
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