Joeckel came to Texas A&M early from Arlington High School enrolling in January of 2010 to go through spring drills. Joeckel started his very first game as a true freshman at left tackle and started every game of his Aggie career (39 straight) protecting the blind side of Aggie quarterbacks Jerrod Johnson, Ryan Tannehill and 2012 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel.
A consensus All-American, Joeckel was the fourth SEC player to win the Outland Trophy in the past six years.
Earned the prestigious Jacobs Blocking Trophy, which is given annually to the top blocker in the SEC, as well as the Atlantic Coast Conference, the South Atlantic Conference and the South Conference.
Earned first-team All-Big 12 honors from the Associated Press ... cornerstone of the Aggies' offensive front that allowed just nine sacks in 13 games and set school records for total, passing and scoring offense ... offense front paved the way for an offense that averaged 490.2 yards of total offense, 291.1 passing yards and 39.1 points per game ... helped the Aggies rush for 199.2 yard per game, which ranked No. 24 nationally ... Aggies were one of the few team nationally to rank in the top 25 in all four major offense statistical categories.
Following a standout season as a true freshman, named honorable mention All-Big 12 and to ESPN's All-Big 12 Freshman team ... started all 12 games at left tackle ... Cleared the way for a rushing attack that averaged over 165.8 yards per game and featured a 100-yard rusher in nine games.
One of the country's top offensive line prospects ... played for coach Scott Peach at Arlington High School ... consensus All-American as a senior (2009) ... anchored an offensive line that averaged just under 475 yards per game ... was a second-team all-state selection by The Associated Press ... named to the Super Team first team by the Fort Worth Star Telegram and the All-Dallas Area first team by The Dallas Morning News ... also a first-team all-district honoree and a SuperPrep Southwest Team member ... chose Texas A&M over offers from Alabama, LSU, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Arkansas, UCLA and Texas Tech.
Luke Joeckel is the son of Reecanne and Dave Joeckel of Arlington, Texas ...born November 6, 1991 ... enrolled in January of 2010 and went through spring drills with A&M ... twin brother, Matt, is a freshman quarterback on the Aggie football team ... father, David, was a four-year football letterman at Texas Tech from 1979-82 ... business major.