Tony Conner
Tony Conner

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Batesville, Miss.

High School:
South Panola

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 217

Position:
DB

Experience:
1L


08/21/2014

Eight Rebels Voted Preseason All-SEC by Coaches

Tunsil, R. Nkemdiche, Prewitt Tabbed First Team

07/30/2014

Rebels Reel in Preseason Honors

Ole Miss Players Well Represented on Preseason Awards Lists

07/17/2014

Eight Rebels Voted Preseason All-SEC by League Media

Prewitt, R. Nkemdiche, Tunsil Named to First Team

05/13/2014

Ole Miss Football Spring Review

Rebels Prepare For 2014 Season

12/30/2013

Rebels Swat Yellow Jackets, Win Music City Bowl

Ole Miss Extends Bowl Winning Streak to Six with 25-17 Victory over Georgia Tech

Preseason All-SEC second team (Phil Steele, Lindy's, Athlon) ... Rated the SEC's third-best safety by ESPN.com.

2013: Freshman All-America first team (Sporting News, 247Sports) and second team (Athlon) ... Freshman All-America honorable mention (College Football News) ... SEC All-Freshman selection (league coaches) ... Played in every game with 12 starts at Huskie ... Third on the team with 66 tackles, while adding 5.0 TFLs, 1.0 sack, one interception and seven passes defended ... Second among SEC freshmen in tackles ... Second on the team with seven passes defended ... Earned first letter ... at Vanderbilt (8/29/13): In his Rebel debut, posted three solo stops and snagged an interception on his first career defensive play ... Also broke up a pass ... vs. Southeast Missouri (9/7/13): Earned his first career start and posted four stops (two solo) ... at Texas (9/14/13): Posted seven tackles (five solo) and a QB hurry in start ... at #1 Alabama (9/28/13): Posted seven tackles (four solo) with a TFL and a QB hurry in start ... at Auburn (10/5/13): Posted five stops (one solo) in start ... vs. #9 Texas A&M (10/12/13): Made four tackles (three solo) with his first career sack and a pass breakup, in start ... vs. #6 LSU (10/19/13): Made seven tackles (five solo) and broke up two passes in start ... vs. Idaho (10/26/13): Made three tackles in start ... vs. Arkansas (11/9/13): Posted four stops (three solo) in start ... vs. Troy (11/16/13): Registered five tackles (two solo) with a TFL in start ... vs. #8 Missouri (11/23/13): Posted six stops (three solo) in start ... at Mississippi State (11/28/13): Made four tackles (three solo) with a TFL, a pass breakup and two QB hurries in start ... Music City Bowl vs. Georgia Tech (12/30/13): Tied his season high with seven tackles, including a TFL, and broke up a pass in start ... Member of the 2013 signing class ... Projected as a Freshman All-America third team pick by Athlon.

HIGH SCHOOL: An Under Armour and SuperPrep All-America selection ... Rated a 5-star prospect by Scout.com and 247Sports.com ... Listed as the No. 2 safety in the nation by Tom Lemming, 247Sports.com and ESPN.com ... Rated the top prospect in Mississippi by Scout.com and ESPN.com ... Rated the No. 24 overall recruit in the nation by MaxPreps and ESPN.com, No. 25 by 247Sports.com and No. 31 by Scout.com ... Listed No. 2 on The Clarion-Ledger's 10 Most Wanted and a member of the publication's Dandy Dozen ... Helped South Panola to three Class 6A state championships in his four years as a starter ... Named Mississippi's Mr. Football and first team All-State by The Clarion-Ledger as a senior ... Named Class 6A Defensive Player of the Year by the Mississippi Association of Coaches ... Recorded 74 tackles with three interceptions and 19 passes defended to lead the Tigers to a state title as a senior ... Had seven tackles, two TFLs and a pass breakup in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game ... Three-time Mississippi Association of Coaches All-State honoree, including as a running back his junior season when he rushed for 1,472 yards and 22 touchdowns ... Posted 23 tackles and two interceptions as a junior ... Named to The Clarion-Ledger's All-Time Dandy Dozen team in August 2013 ... Coached in high school by Lance Pogue.

PERSONAL: Son of David and Mary Conner ... Full name is Antonio DeShun Conner ... Born: Sept. 10, 1993 ... General studies major.

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