Returning starter at right guard, Galbierz is a key piece to the Bears' success up front as he enters his fourth season in the program in 2013.
2012: Was the Bears' starting right guard in all 11 games as a sophomore ... Named MSU Offensive Lineman of the Week for the club's game at No. 25 South Dakota State (9/29/12) ... Part of offensive line that surrendered just 15 sacks on the season and averaged 327.5 yards per game.
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 team's home 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 History Education.