Tyler Radecki
Thursday February 2nd, 2012

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has signed an endorsement deal with Gatorade, according to Darren Rovell of CNBC.

[tweet https://twitter.com/darrenrovell/status/164842832677453824 align='center'] Newton, the first overall pick of the 2011 NFL Draft, set a rookie record for passing yards this season with 4,051 yards. The 22-year-old quarterback finished the season with 21 passing touchdowns, 14 rushing touchdowns and an 84.5 QB rating. He was the first rookie in NFL history to pass and run for 10 touchdowns each.

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