Made his starting debut in 2014 ... started nine of 12 games at right guard while seeing action in every game ... provided protection for the SEC’s top passing attack, which led the conference in passing yards and touchdowns ... team ranked No. 5 in scoring and No. 6 in total offense ... Aggies allowed 25 sacks (2.1 per game), while attempting 479 passes (39.9 per game).
Saw action in all 13 games … blocked for the powerful Aggie offense, which was one of only three teams to rank in the top 10 nationally in scoring, passing and total offense … Offense additionally ranked first in the nation in first downs offense and in the top 25 nationally in completion percentage, 3rd down conversion percentage, 4th down conversion percentage and team passing efficiency.
Saw playing time in all 13 games with the field goal/extra point units ... saw limited action as a backup offensive tackle.
Graded 85 percent with 24 pancakes and no sacks allowed as a senior at Seguin High School … received Class 5A All-State recognition as a junior and senior … was a U.S. Army All-American … named to Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Super Team (Second Team) … was named to the San Antonio Express-News All-Area as a junior and senior … All-Region by PrepStar and SuperPrep … earned second-team All-Centex honors from the Austin American-Statesman … Committed to Texas A&M early over Stanford and Wake Forest.
Joseph Hamilton Cheek is the son of Louis and Suzann Cheek of Seguin, Texas … born Dec. 2, 1992 … university studies major ... his father, Louis Cheek, was a standout offensive tackle for the Aggies under Jackie Sherrill from 1984-87 and played on three Southwest Conference Championship teams. He was an eighth round selection of the Miami Dolphins in 1988 and played four seasons in the NFL.