Conerly Finalists Announced

Mississippi State defensive end Titus Brown, Bulldogs running back Anthony Dixon and Southern Miss running back Damion Fletcher are the finalists for the 2007 Conerly Trophy.
The award is presented annually to Mississippi's best college football player.
The winner will be announced Tuesday at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame & Museum.
Brown is a senior from Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He is fourth in the SEC with eight sacks and is eighth with 12 tackles for loss. He is number eight on the Bulldogs' career sacks list.
Dixon is a sophomore from Terry. His 14 touchdowns scored and 252 rushing attempts are second in the SEC only to Heisman candidates Tim Tebow and Darren McFadden. Dixon's 87 yards per game rushing average is the SEC's sixth best.
Like Fletcher, Dixon's 14 touchdowns are tied for the fourth best national total among Division I sophomores through 11 games.
Fletcher is a sophomore running back from Biloxi. He rushed for 1,348 yards and has posted seven games with more than 100 yards rushing.
The trophy is one of four that Cellular South sponsors to honor Mississippi's top collegiate athletes in football, baseball and men's and women's basketball.

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