Cam Newton sat down with ESPN The Magazine as one of the candidates to lead this year’s NEXT class. See the entire list of candidates and cast your vote here. Warning: some of the things he says will make you cringe, but #wareagleanyway.
Thanks to Ms. Keri Potts for the heads up.
How is Dre Kirkpatrick a candidate?
I didn’t cringe at anything…I thought it was a good interview. WAR EAGLE, always!
Yeah, what was there to cringe about? We all know the kid is confident and to me that is a good thing.
“People put you on a pinnacle…”
All I hear is a winner……
“I’m just trying to get everyone on my level”
Mr. Cam Newton
“I am the lion that is removed from safari and put in a house”
I didn’t cringe one time. Cam is the definition of a stellar athlete, and that sh!tty Panthers team is holding him back. WAR DAMN EAGLE.
I agree with warblogle, Dean & LJ on the points of the interviewed and I did not cringe but whinced when he made his gaffes. Nobody should put this young rookie lion on a pedestal… only thing that could of made this interview better if he had said “I’m a peacock captain you have to let me spread my wings and fly”
Paul, I thought my sister, brother-in-law, and I were the only ones that quoted The Other Guys. Your reply made my morning…
But yeah, didn’t cringe either.
The Lion on safari in a house analogy didn’t make much sense. Overall it wasn’t any different than most NFL player interviews. I don’t expect Cam to be Drew Brees or Tom Brady – and I’m glad he’s not – he’s Cam, he’s awesome, and he’s earned the right to make crazy analogies and speak his mind.
I think his analogy of the Lion was right on…maybe he could have used Tiger. He went from ‘The Jungle’ of Jordan-Hare to the Panthers venue. Makes sense to me.
Pinnacle is not a Gaffe. It may not be what our ears are used to hearing (we want to hear pedestal) but a pinnacle is a tall spire such as the top of a mountain. If I were Cam, with his talents, I would be flying high and perched on a mountain top.
Way to go, CAM!!!