Texas Awards Tracker: Week 8

October, 23, 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 Baylor:

CB Quandre Diggs, So.: Paul Hornung Award, CFPA Special Teams
Diggs had six tackles and broke up a pass. He also returned two punts for 16 yards.

DE Alex Okafor, Sr.: Hendricks, Walter Camp, Lombardi, Chuck Bednarik Award, CFPA Defensive Award
Okafor had eight total tackles and three tackles for loss, including 1.5 sacks.

DE Jackson Jeffcoat, Jr.: Hendricks, Lombardi, Chuck Bednarik Award, CFPA Defensive Award
Jeffcoat tore his pectoral muscle against Oklahoma. He is out for the season.

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 eight tackles and a tackle for loss. He also forced a fumble.

OL Mason Walters, Jr.: Outland, Lombardi
Walters and the offensive line paved the way for 251 rushing yards and 56 points, the highest point total of the season.

LB Jordan Hicks, Jr.: Lombardi
Hicks was injured and did not play.

CB Carrington Byndom, Jr.: CFPA Defensive Award
Byndom have five tackles.

WR D.J. Monroe, Sr.: CFPA Special Teams
Monroe had three kickoff returns for 103 yards, two rushes for six yards and one catch for three yards.

TE D.J. Grant, Sr.: CFPA Offensive Awards
Grant had two catches for nine yards.

WR Mike Davis, Jr.: Biletnikoff
Davis had six catches for 148 yards, including a 15-yard touchdown catch. He also had a 67-yard catch.

Carter Strickland | email

Reporter, HornsNation



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