Each week HornsNation will update how Texas players mentioned on preseason award watch lists fared in their most recent game. Here is what transpired in the opener against Wyoming:
CB Quandre Diggs, So.: Paul Hornung Award, CFPA Special Teams
Diggs had two returns for 35 yards. He finished with one tackle on defense.
DE Alex Okafor, Sr.: Hendricks, Walter camp, Lombardi, Chuck Bednarik Award, CFPA Defensive Award
Okafor had five tackles, including an 8-yard sack.
DE Jackson Jeffcoat, Jr.: Hendricks, Lombardi, Chuck Bednarik Award, CFPA Defensive Award
Jeffcoat had a team-high nine tackles.
RB Malcolm Brown, So.: Maxwell
Brown rushed 14 times for 105 yards and a touchdown. He also had two catches for 15 yards.
S Kenny Vaccaro, Sr.: Thorpe, Chuck Bednarik Award
Vaccaro had one interception and forced another. He finished with six tackles.
OL Mason Walters, Jr.: Outland, Lombardi
Walters was part of an offensive line that helped produce 286 rushing yards.
LB Jordan Hicks, Jr.: Lombardi
Hicks had eight tackles, including one for a 3-yard loss.
CB Carrington Byndom, Jr.: CFPA Defensive Award
Byndom had one interception and four tackles including one for a 1-yard loss.
WR D.J. Monroe, Sr.: CFPA Special Teams
Monroe had five carries for 36 yards and a touchdown. He also had one reception for 15 yards.
TE D.J. Grant, Sr: CFPA Offensive Awards
Grant had one reception for four yards.
WR Mike Davis, Jr: Biletnikoff
Davis had four catches for 40 yards.