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Texas Awards Tracker: Week 5

10/2/2012

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 Oklahoma State:

CB Quandre Diggs, So.: Paul Hornung Award, CFPA Special Teams

Diggs had six tackles and three pass breakups.

DE Alex Okafor, Sr.: Hendricks, Walter camp, Lombardi, Chuck Bednarik Award, CFPA Defensive Award

Okafor had six tackles and a sack. He has had three sacks in the past two games.

DE Jackson Jeffcoat, Jr.: Hendricks, Lombardi, Chuck Bednarik Award, CFPA Defensive Award

Jeffcoat had seven tackles, four tackles for loss and a sack.

RB Malcolm Brown, So.: Maxwell, Preseason All-Big 12 Team, Preseason All-Big 12 Team

Brown sprained his ankle early and only managed seven yards.

S Kenny Vaccaro, Sr.

Vaccaro had five tackles, a tackle for loss and the picked off a pass that set up a Texas touchdown.

OL Mason Walters, Jr.: Outland, Lombardi

Walters and the offensive line struggled in the run blocking but helped lead the team to two touchdowns in the final five minutes.

LB Jordan Hicks, Jr.: Lombardi

Hicks was injured and did not play.

CB Carrington Byndom, Jr.: CFPA Defensive Award

Byndom had five tackles.

WR D.J. Monroe, Sr.: CFPA Special Teams

Monroe had a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.

TE D.J. Grant, Sr: CFPA Offensive Awards

Grant had a 29-yard catch on fourth and six to set up what would be the game-winning touchdown.

WR Mike Davis, Jr: Biletnikoff

Davis had four catches for 49 yards including a 32-yard catch in the last minute to set up Texas’ game-winning touchdown.