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 game against New Mexico:
CB Quandre Diggs, So.: Paul Hornung Award, CFPA Special Teams
Diggs had an interception, five tackles and a punt return for 35 yards.
DE Alex Okafor, Sr.: Hendricks, Walter camp, Lombardi, Chuck Bednarik Award, CFPA Defensive Award
Okafor had one tackle and a quarterback hurry.
DE Jackson Jeffcoat, Jr.: Hendricks, Lombardi, Chuck Bednarik Award, CFPA Defensive Award
Jeffcoat had five tackles, including two and half for loss, forced a fumble and had a sack.
RB Malcolm Brown, So.: Maxwell
Brown rushed twice for five yards. He had two catches for 23 yards.
S Kenny Vaccaro, Sr.: Thorpe, Chuck Bednarik Award
Vaccaro had seven tackles and a fumble recovery.
OL Mason Walters, Jr.: Outland, Lombardi
Walters was part of an offensive line that helped produce 146 rushing yards.
LB Jordan Hicks, Jr.: Lombardi
Hicks had a team-high nine tackles including one and half tackles for loss.
CB Carrington Byndom, Jr.: CFPA Defensive Award
Byndom had one tackle.
WR D.J. Monroe, Sr.: CFPA Special Teams
Monroe two rushes for 10 yards including a six-yard touchdown run.
TE D.J. Grant, Sr: CFPA Offensive Awards
Grant had two catches for 22 yards
WR Mike Davis, Jr: Biletnikoff
David had three catches for 30 yards including a 22-yard touchdown.