Texas Awards Tracker: Week 8


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.