Fans can help determine 2015 C Spire Conerly winner

With several Mississippi college football teams playing meaningful football games in late November, fan interest is predictably high. And, for the third time, Mississippi college football fans can help choose the C Spire Conerly Trophy winner. Fan voting, conducted by C Spire, will account for a weighted 10 percent of the voting. A panel of statewide media will account for 90 percent. The 10 Conerly Trophy finalists are Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott, Ole Miss wide receiver Laquon Treadwell, Southern Miss quarterback Nick Mullens, Mississippi Valley State safety Marquis Green,...

Choctaws’ 2015 C Spire Conerly nominee: Marcel Newson

Coldwater native Marcel Newson, a junior wide receiver, is Mississippi College's nominee for the 2015 C Spire Conerly Trophy. Newson led the Choctaws with 35 pass receptions for 591 yards, eight touchdowns and 17 yards per catch. Newson, a transfer from Northwest Community College, also has returned two punts for 43 yards and returned 19 kickoffs for 20 yards per return. Newson holds the Northwest CC single season and career records for kickoff return yardage. Mississippi's 10 football playing senior colleges all nominate a finalist for the C Spire Conerly...