Celebrity Birthdays, May 11: Cam Newton and Ace Hood

By Marie Blake,

Athlete Cam Newton and rapper Ace Hood are celebrating their birthdays today.

Cam Newton, 25

NFL quarterback Cam Newton turns 25 today. Newton played college football for the Auburn Tigers in Alabama. He was drafted first overall by the Carolina Panthers in the 2011 NFL Draft. He is only the third player in history to be awarded the Heisman Trophy, win a national championship, and become the first overall pick in the NFL draft all in a one-year span.

Newton broke numerous rookie and all-time NFL records in his rookie year. He became the first rookie quarterback to throw for 400 yards in his first game, he broke the record for passing yards by any quarterback in an NFL debut, he was the first rookie quarterback to throw for 4,000 yards in a season, as well as the first rookie quarterback to rush for 700 yards. He also ran for 14 touchdowns, more in a single season than any quarterback in NFL history.

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