The Morecambe striker is on a four-man list for January’s accolade.
Also on the list are Fleetwood Town winger Paddy Lane, Rotherham United striker Michael Smith and MK Dons defender Dean Lewington.
Michael Appleton (Lincoln City), Mark Bonner (Cambridge United), Liam Manning (MK Dons) and Leam Richardson (Wigan Athletic) are vying for the managerial prize.
The winners across all three EFL divisions will be announced on Friday morning.
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