Is Cam Newton in line for more honors?
Sure, his Panthers comeback was disappointing, but Cam Newton still has lots of fans out there.
Chief among them: U.S. Rep Alma Adams.
In a letter to the governors of North and South Carolina, Adams nominated Newton to receive the Order of the Long Leaf Pine and the Order of the Palmetto, the highest awards given by two states.
In her nomination letter, Adams lists Newton’s many accomplishments:
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- Heisman Trophy winner (2010)
- NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (2011)
- League MVP (2015)
- Philanthropy (more than $5 million donated through his charity)
- future NLF Hall of Famer (Wait!? Wait up!)
It must be noted that Adams (#MadHatter) dated her letter Jan. 15, 2022 — National Hat Day.
“Thanks Cam for all you’ve done for Charlotte and the Carolinas,” she tweeted.