Galbierz continues to make huge strides as he enters his third season in the program ... Will compete with Kyle Hahn for the starting job at right guard this fall.
2011: Played in 10 games as a redshirt freshman, primarily at left guard ... Saw action in every contest except the season opener at Arkansas (9/3/11).
2010: Redshirted his first year at Missouri State ... Earned MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week honors for the win over Southern Illinois (10/30/10).
High School: Earned Class 6 second-team all-state honors in 2009 while leading Fox to a 9-3 record and a state playoff appearance ... Was a first-team All-Mississippi valley Conference, all-metro and all-district pick his senior season for the Warriors of Coach Nick Gianino ... Helped anchor an offensive line that averaged 330 yards per game of total offense ... A member of a pair of Mississippi Valley Conference championship and undefeated squads ... His junior season, he was a second-team all-conference selection and helped lead the team to the semifinals of the Class 6 state playoffs ... Also a standout shot put and discus thrower for Fox.
Personal: Richard T. Galbierz, II was born 3/31/92 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Son of Michael and Tracy Galbierz of Fenton, Mo. ... Majoring in Psychology.