Get real. Cam Newton is by far the best player this year in NCAA football...bar none. There are some other very talented young players, as there always are, but they are not as talented as the current Auburn QB.
The media is feeding the 24 hour sports news monster by fueling this made for TV controversy regarding his father and a pay for play conspiracy theory.
Did Mr. Newton attempt to financially profit from his son's athletic abilities? Most probably.
Will some soon to be named, slick talking sports agent financially profit from his son's athletic abilities? Most definitely.
Has the NCAA, Auburn University, the SEC, the Auburn head football coach, sports media and countless others ALL financially profit from his son's athletic abilities? Without question.
So why is it OK for everyone to derive significant financial benefits from the athletic abilities of Cam Newton BUT the man that truly loves and raised him?
Because that's the way the people making all of the money in the current system created it?