Cheek a big part of Texas A&M’s overhauled line, offensive success

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After failing to earn much playing time as an underclassman, Texas A&M’s Joseph Cheek could have simply gone through the motions as a spare part on a powerful offensive line. Instead, he went to work in the weight room under the tutelage of strength coach Larry Jackson and was one of the five starters who helped sophomore quarterback Kenny Hill set a school record with 511 passing yards in a season-opening thrashing of South Carolina.

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