The Texas 10: Week 9 

October, 29, 2012
Each week, HornsNation will rank Texas' top 10 performers of the season up to this point:

1. DE Alex Okafor: Kansas ran right at him all day long and Okafor racked up 13 tackles -- including 11 solo stops -- and forced a fumble. Not hard to see how important he is to this defense with Jackson Jeffcoat out, and nobody was louder than Okafor on the sidelines when UT came out flat once again.

[+] EnlargeJaxon Shipley
AP Photo/Reed HoffmannReceiver Jaxon Shipley had six catches for 66 yards in Texas' win over Kansas.
2. RB Johnathan Gray: Undisputably the best player on the field for Texas’ offense against Kansas. Gray recorded his first career 100-yard game with 108 yards on 18 carries. His 31-yard run set up UT’s opening score. Since Malcolm Brown went down, Gray has averaged a steady 5.5 yards per carry.
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