Newton back taking classes at Auburn

Newton back taking classes at Auburn

Published Jan. 15, 2013 1:50 p.m. ET

AUBURN, Ala. -- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is enrolled at Auburn for spring semester.

spokesman Kirk Sampson said Tuesday that Newton is taking classes
toward a sociology degree. Sampson says Newton isn't doing media
interviews and "wants to focus on school and be a normal student."

Newton led the Tigers to the 2010 national championship in his lone season after transferring from junior college.

He was then the NFL's No. 1 overall draft pick and went on to earn Offensive Rookie of the Year honors.

posted similar numbers last season, but came on especially strong in
the final six games. He completed 66 percent of his passes for 1,474
yards with 10 touchdowns and only two interceptions and ran for 347
yards and four scores during that span.