Might 22 (UPI) — Caylin Newton, the younger brother of former NFL MVP Cam Newton, introduced that he’s becoming a member of Auburn as a graduate switch.

Caylin Newton, whose older brother Cam received the Heisman Trophy and led Auburn to a nationwide championship in 2010, made his determination publicly on social media Friday.

The previous Howard College quarterback shall be instantly eligible to play at Auburn after graduating earlier this month, however he enters a program with a longtime starter on the place. Bo Nix, the son of Auburn nice Pat Nix, began each recreation for the Tigers in 2019 and was named SEC Freshman of the Yr.

The 6-foot, 195-pound quarterback can have two seasons of faculty eligibility remaining after taking a redshirt within the 2019 marketing campaign.

Caylin Newton was the Mid-Jap Athletic Convention Preseason Participant of the Yr prior to the beginning of final season. He finally left the Howard soccer program in October and introduced his intention to switch.

He was named Mid-Jap Athletic Convention Rookie of the Yr as a freshman and the convention’s Offensive Participant of the Yr as a sophomore.

Cam Newton, who transferred from Florida to Auburn, had one of one of the best seasons in faculty soccer historical past whereas with the Tigers in 2010. He scored a mixed 51 touchdowns whereas guiding his group to an undefeated document and a win over Oregon within the BCS championship recreation.