Texas Awards Tracker: Week 5

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 State:

CB Quandre Diggs, So.: Paul Hornung Award, CFPA Special Teams

Diggs had six tackles and three pass breakups.

DE Alex Okafor, Sr.: Hendricks, Walter camp, Lombardi, Chuck Bednarik Award, CFPA Defensive Award

Okafor had six tackles and a sack. He has had three sacks in the past two games.

DE Jackson Jeffcoat, Jr.: Hendricks, Lombardi, Chuck Bednarik Award, CFPA Defensive Award

Jeffcoat had seven tackles, four tackles for loss and a sack.

RB Malcolm Brown, So.: Maxwell, Preseason All-Big 12 Team, Preseason All-Big 12 Team

Brown sprained his ankle early and only managed seven yards.

S Kenny Vaccaro, Sr.

Vaccaro had five tackles, a tackle for loss and the picked off a pass that set up a Texas touchdown.

OL Mason Walters, Jr.: Outland, Lombardi

Walters and the offensive line struggled in the run blocking but helped lead the team to two touchdowns in the final five minutes.

LB Jordan Hicks, Jr.: Lombardi

Hicks was injured and did not play.

CB Carrington Byndom, Jr.: CFPA Defensive Award

Byndom had five tackles.

WR D.J. Monroe, Sr.: CFPA Special Teams

Monroe had a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.

TE D.J. Grant, Sr: CFPA Offensive Awards

Grant had a 29-yard catch on fourth and six to set up what would be the game-winning touchdown.

WR Mike Davis, Jr: Biletnikoff

Davis had four catches for 49 yards including a 32-yard catch in the last minute to set up Texas’ game-winning touchdown.