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.