Carolina Panthers star Cam Newton has not forgotten his college years.
And on Wednesday, ahead of this weekend’s rivalry game between the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide and No. 6 Auburn Tigers, Newton represented his former squad at his weekly press conference.
Newton walked to the podium in his Auburn shirt, where he led the team to a BCS national championship, Heisman Trophy, Maxwell Award, Walter Camp Awardand Davey O’Brien award in 2010 before going on to become the No. 1 overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.
Panthers beat writer Joe Person shared a photo of Newton’s get up on social media.
Cam Newton. Iron Bowl week. pic.twitter.com/UOCUyNVOzU
— Joe Person (@josephperson) November 22, 2017
Kickoff for the 2017 Iron Bowl is set for 3:30 p.m. ET on CBS.
You know Newton will be watching the game, which could have serious implications in the College Football Playoff race.