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Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Texas Awards Tracker: Week 7

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 Oklahoma:

CB Quandre Diggs, So.: Paul Hornung Award, CFPA Special Teams
Diggs scooped up a blocked extra point and ran it back for two points. He had two tackles.

DE Alex Okafor, Sr.: Hendricks, Walter Camp, Lombardi, Chuck Bednarik Award, CFPA Defensive Award
Okafor had three tackles and one tackle for loss.

DE Jackson Jeffcoat, Jr.: Hendricks, Lombardi, Chuck Bednarik Award, CFPA Defensive Award
Jeffcoat tore his pectoral muscle and had to leave the game after 40 plays. 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 nine tackles.

OL Mason Walters, Jr.: Outland, Lombardi
Walters and the offensive line struggled in run-blocking as Texas only had 74 yards rushing and two first-half first downs.

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

CB Carrington Byndom, Jr.: CFPA Defensive Award
Byndom had an interception returned for a touchdown and 10 tackles.

WR D.J. Monroe, Sr.: CFPA Special Teams
Monroe had one kickoff return for 17 yards.

TE D.J. Grant, Sr.: CFPA Offensive Awards
Grant had two catches for 18 yards.

WR Mike Davis, Jr.: Biletnikoff
Davis had five ctaches for 89 yards including a 44-yard touchdown.