Texas Awards Tracker: Week 6


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 West Virginia:

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

Diggs had three tackles and two pass breakups.

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

Okafor had two sacks, forced two fumbles, blocked a field goal and had three quarterback hurries.

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

Jeffcoat had four tackles, a tackle for loss, half a sack, recovered a fumble for a touchdown and had a quarterback hurry.

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

Brown was out with a sprained ankle.

S Kenny Vaccaro, Sr.

Vaccaro had 11 tackles and one tackle for loss.

OL Mason Walters, Jr.: Outland, Lombardi

Walters and the offensive line struggled in the run blocking but did help the team produce 38 points on offense.

LB Jordan Hicks, Jr.: Lombardi

Hicks was injured and did not play.

CB Carrington Byndom, Jr.: CFPA Defensive Award

Byndom had four tackles and blocked a punt.

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

Monroe had a 10-yard kickoff return.

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

Grant had two catches for 30 yards.

WR Mike Davis, Jr.: Biletnikoff

Davis had three catches for 20 yards.