More than 200 student-athletes achieve a 3.0 GPA or higher during fall 2012 semester
Preseason front runner to take over starting duties at center ... Turned in a solid spring and has added 20 pounds since his freshman season.
2012: Played all 11 games as a redshirt freshman ... Earned MSU Offensive Lineman of the Week laurels for the home win over Western Illinois (10/27/12) ... Named MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for win over South Dakota (10/13/12).
2011: Redshirted his first season at MSU ... Named MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of Week for Oregon game (9/17/11).
High School: Earned Missouri all-state second-team honors at right tackle and was also an academic all-state honoree as a senior for Coach Chris Allison at Ozark (Mo.) High ... Two-year starter ... Named to the All-Ozark Conference second team as a senior in 2010.
Personal: Robert Edward Booker, Jr. was born 12/16/92 in Prescott, Ariz. ... Son of Robert, Sr. and Leslie Booker of Ozark, Mo. ... Two sisters, Alexis and Micheal ... Majoring in Exercise & Movement Science.