Bears 2015 Football Preview: Tight Ends-Special Teams
Begins his third season on the MSU squad with the ability to compete for time at tight end this season.
2014: Walk on who sat out first season at Missouri State due to a preseason injury ... Earned MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll status for spring 2015 semester ... Saw action in all three spring scrimmages, moving from running back to tight end for the last pair of spring contests.
Drake: Redshirted his freshman season at Drake University in Des Moines as a running back for Coach Chris Creighton.
High School: Started at running back his senior season (2011) for Coach A.J. Ofodile at Rock Bridge High in Columbia, Mo. ... Was part of a 7-4 squad his final season ... Was named to Class 6 all-district squad as an all-purpose back and also claimed academic all-state distinction in his final campaign ... Also played baseball in high school.
Personal: Bradley Michael Troyer was born 9/18/93 in Columbia, Mo. ... Son of Mike and Cathy Troyer of Columbia ... Has a brother, Matt, and sister, Cayla ... Father played football at Missouri ... Majoring in Biology.