FILE - This Oct. 16, 2010, file photo shows Auburn quarterback Cam Newton running against Arkansas in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala.,  Newton's status _ and his prodigious talent _ remains the primary topic surrounding No. 2 Auburn leading to the Iron Bowl against No. 9 Alabama.  (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)

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FILE - This Oct. 16, 2010, file photo shows Auburn quarterback Cam Newton running against Arkansas in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., Newton's status _ and his prodigious talent _ remains the primary topic surrounding No. 2 Auburn leading to the Iron Bowl against No. 9 Alabama. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)