ARLINGTON, Texas -- Lee Vallejo has a tradition. For some reason, it brings out the best in Jerrod Heard.
The Denton Guyer quarterbacks coach sits down with his prized passer every Friday before a game and opens up YouTube. Before every game, they review the same mixtape: Cam Newton highlights.
Reviewing the finest plays of his Heisman-winning season at Auburn gets Heard fired up. And that’s how his coaches see the future Texas quarterback: A 6-foot-2 version on Newton.