Obviously we'll have more on this later, but Auburn QB Cam Newton just finished up his media session, the most heavily attended and scrutinized of the combine so far.
Newton began by reading a statement, distancing himself from the "icon" comments made earlier in the week.
He took many questions about his issues at Florida and his father, admitted some mistakes, and generally came across as forthcoming.
There were a few first-person references, but the kid has an undeniable star quality.
There were no references to the Panthers specifically, but he did mentioned meeting with the Dallas Cowboys last night.
We'll have more soon, but considering the flaming train-wreck Ryan Mallett had put on moments earlier (avoiding all questions about rumors of drug use), Newton came out well.
-- Darin Gantt