Terence Newman (born September 4, 1978 in Salina, Kansas) is a current American football cornerback starting for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League.
Newman attended Salina Central High School in Salina, Kansas. At Salina Central he won three varsity letters in basketball and one in track, two more varsity letters in football, and one in baseball. He graduated from Salina Central High School in 1998.
Newman played college football at Kansas State University from 1998-2002 under legendary head coach Bill Snyder. He redshirted his first year, and then played from 1999-2002. He was an All-American, was the Big 12 Conference Defensive Player of the Year and won the Jim Thorpe Award as the nation's best defensive back and was a finalist for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy as the nation best defensive player as a senior in 2002. Newman was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys fifth overall in the 2003 NFL Draft.