VIDEO: SHAWN BISHOP REPERESENTS JACKSON STATE AT CONERLY AWARDS

VIDEO: SHAWN BISHOP REPERESENTS JACKSON STATE AT CONERLY AWARDS

JACKSON, Miss. – Jackson State’s senior linebacker Shawn Bishop represented the Tigers football team during the 2017 C Spire Conerly Trophy, which honors the state of Mississippi’s top college football player.

Each of the four year colleges in the state that play football select nominees for the highly-coveted award, which is named after College Football Hall of Famer Charlie Conerly, who starred for Ole Miss and the New York Giants in the NFL.

Bishop finished the 2017 season with 74 tackles (28 solo), 9.5 tackles for loss for 30 yards, 2 fumble recoveries and a forced fumble.