QB Trey Lance of North Dakota State has been named the Missouri Valley Football Conference Newcomer of the Year and the league's Freshman of the Year. He heads a list of 24 student-athletes named to the 2019 Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Newcomer Team. League coaches, sports information directors and a media panel selected the team.
Nine of the league's 10 schools had at least one honoree, while Illinois State and South Dakota State tied for the most selections with five apiece. Of the 24 total honorees, 14 are freshmen or redshirt freshmen.