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Lake Buena Vista, FL (Sports Network) - Texas A&M junior offensive tackle Luke Joeckel was awarded the 2012 Outland Trophy, given to the nation's top interior lineman.

Joeckel is a member of one of the best units in college football. With Joeckel leading the way, the Aggies rank third nationally in total offense with 552.3 yards per game.

The other finalists were North Carolina guard Jonathan Cooper and Alabama center Barrett Jones, last year's recipient.