Cam Newton Investigation: Gene Chizik Says QB Will Play Vs. Georgia Despite Allegations

While Auburn continues to conduct an investigation into possible Cam Newton recruiting improprieties, the head coach of the Tigers, Gene Chizik, said on Wednesday that Newton will play this Saturday against Georgia:

Auburn coach Gene Chizik beat the questioners to the punch during his portion of the SEC teleconference Wednesday.

“Cameron Newton will be playing Saturday against the Georgia Bulldogs,’’ Chizik said before he entertained questions.

Chizik wouldn’t answer questions concerning the allegations against Cam Newton, and said he is “focused on Georgia and beating Georgia.”

This comes the day after ESPN reported via anonymous sources that Cam Newton and his father were seeking “more than a scholarship” from Mississippi State to bring the QB to Starkville.

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