It's been more than four years since Cam Newton and Tim Tebow were teammates at the University of Florida. They haven't kept in contact since, but Newton says he still looks back fondly on their time together.
"There's a lot that I've learned from Tim and his professionalism," Newton said. "You know how his approach is to this game, and that's one thing everybody has to respect about him -- and I certainly do."
"I feel as if every stage is big for us this year," Newton said. "We have a point to prove, and we have to have that chip on our shoulder each and every game."
Newton has a chance to be one of the game's best, starting now. Tebow is just fighting for snaps.