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 Ole Miss:
CB Quandre Diggs, So.: Paul Hornung Award, CFPA Special Teams
Diggs had two interceptions and now has three on the season.
DE Alex Okafor, Sr.: Hendricks, Walter camp, Lombardi, Chuck Bednarik Award, CFPA Defensive Award
Okafor had two sacks and three total tackles.
DE Jackson Jeffcoat, Jr.: Hendricks, Lombardi, Chuck Bednarik Award, CFPA Defensive Award
Jeffcoat had a sack and a pass breakup.
RB Malcolm Brown, So.: Maxwell, Preseason All-Big 12 Team, Preseason All-Big 12 Team
Brown had 128 yards rushing with two touchdowns and another 15 yards receiving.
S Kenny Vaccaro, Sr.: Thorpe, Chuck Bednarik AwardVaccaro had five tackles.
OL Mason Walters, Jr.: Outland, Lombardi
Walters was part of an offensive line that helped produce 676 total yards including 350 rushing yards..
LB Jordan Hicks, Jr.: Lombardi
Hicks had three tackles but injured his hip.
CB Carrington Byndom, Jr.: CFPA Defensive Award
Byndom had four tackles
WR D.J. Monroe, Sr.: CFPA Special Teams
Monroe had a 10-yard touchdown run.
TE D.J. Grant, Sr: CFPA Offensive Awards
Grant had two catches for seen yards and a touchdown
WR Mike Davis, Jr: Biletnikoff
Davids had five catches for 124 yards and a touchdown.