Auburn’s non-denial denial over Cam’s academics

I actually feel sorry for Jay Jacobs.

AP: Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs says the allegations against Tigers quarterback Cam Newton are “unfortunate and sad” and reiterated that Newton is eligible both academically and athletically. Jacobs said Monday the “rumors” seem designed toward “tearing down the reputation” of Newton, who Jacobs says has done “everything we’ve asked him to do.” Jacobs says discussing the academic records of a student violates federal privacy law and declined to disclose Newton’s academic history. Below is the entire breaking AP news story.