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Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Texas Awards Tracker: Week 6

By Carter Strickland

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.