Charles Conerly


College Career

Ole Miss (1942, 1946-1948)

• All-American, All-South (’47)

• All-SEC (’46-’47)

• Set 3 NCAA records in 1947

– Completions (133)

– Passing yards (1,367)

– Consecutive passes without interception (61)

• SEC Champions (’47)

• College All-Star Game (’48)

• National Football Foundation Hall of Fame (’65)

• Ole Miss Team of the Century (’93)

 

Pro Football Career

New York Giants (1948-1961)

• NFL Rookie of the Year (’48)

• All-NFL (’48, ‘57, ’59)

• NFL Player of the Year (’59)

• NFL Championship (’56)

• Inducted in the New York Sports Hall of Fame (’91)

 

Post-Season Honors

• The Conerly Trophy, awarded annually since 1996 to the college football player of the year in Mississippi, is named after Charlie Conerly.

 

Did You Know?

Conerly’s leading receiver in his record-breaking 1947 season was Mississippi Sports Hall of Famer Barney Poole, who caught 44 of Charlie’s passes.





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