By The Associated Press
JACKSON – Mississippi State cornerback Johnthan Banks leads the list of 10 nominees for the 2012 Conerly Trophy, which honors Mississippi’s top college football player.
The trophy will be presented Nov. 27 during a ceremony at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum.
The other nominees are Southern Miss defensive end Jamie Collins, Mississippi quarterback Bo Wallace, Alcorn State offensive lineman Cornelius Brown, Delta State offensive tackle Kendall Hunter, Millsaps quarterback Garrett Pinciotti, Mississippi Valley State defensive tackle Robert Simpson, Mississippi College defensive back Keith Villafranco and Belhaven cornerback/kick returner Isiah Wiley.
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