Sherman gets a head start on 2011

Joseph Cheek (Seguin) decided to pull the trigger today and verbally commit to Texas A&M...Aggie Websider's Taylor Hamm was the first to break the commit story...Find out what Cheek had to say in the Tailgate

Mike Sherman is already looking ahead to the 2011 recruiting class and today he started off his 2011 campaign in great fashion. Joseph Cheek, 6-7 250 pound,OT out of Seguin Texas received a verbal offer from A&M and he took little time to verbally commit to Texas A&M today.

"Me and Coach Sherman talked at the camp and they told me they have been looking at my film a lot. They told me they intended to extend me an offer on September 1st. I called up Coach Sherman and verbally committed a few hours ago. I told him I wanted to be an Aggie. I am extremely excited about being apart of what Coach Sherman is putting together at A&M"

Cheek, the son of former Texas A&M offensive lineman Louis Cheek, has always had his eye on A&M.

"I wanted to go to A&M for all the right reasons. I really connected with Coach Turner and Van Malone. My decision really had nothing to do with my dad playing here. He wanted me to go wherever I wanted to go."

Joseph wants his early verbal commitment to set the tone for his class.

" I want to set the tone for my class and show recruits that Texas A&M is a place that will win championships in the very near future."

Cheeks has no intention to look at other schools. He is firm with his verbal commitment.

"I am 100% sure with my decision to play football at Texas A&M."

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