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Drew Galitz 36

Drew  Galitz


Rowlett, Texas

High School:
Rowlett HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 212




Galitz Named Ray Guy Award Candidate

Sophomore punter has averaged 42.4 yards per punt in 2016.


Galitz Tabbed As Ray Guy Award Candidate

Freshman punter has helped BU lead the Big 12 in net punting.


Baylor Football's Meet the Bears - 08/06/2016



Baylor 66, Kansas 7

Seth Russell tossed three touchdown passes, Shock Linwood ran for 135 yards and a score, and third-ranked Baylor romped to a 66-7 victory.

Senior two-time All-Big 12 punter ... Also primary kickoff man and option for long field goals ... Ranks fifth on team in career games played with 31 ... 2017 Ray Guy Awards Watch List ... Honorable mention All-Big 12 following 2016 season ... Former prep All-American.

2017 (Junior): Played in five games ... Punted 21 times for 950 yards (45.2) with five inside the 20 and kicked off 24 times for 1,414 yards (58.9) and eight touchbacks on season ... Kicked off one time at Kansas State for 65-yard touchback before season-ending injury happened ... Punted four times for 173 yards (43.2) with long of 53 vs. No. 3 Oklahoma while kicking off eight times for 458 yards (57.3) and two touchbacks ... Named Ray Guy Award Punter of the Week after posting seven punts for 360 yards (51.4) with three inside 20 and career long boots of 68 and 70 yards at Duke while kicking off four times for 234 yards (58.5) ... Punted six times for 254 yards (42.3) with long of 53 and two inside 20 against UTSA while posting three kickoffs for 187 yards (62.3) and one touchback ... Had four punts for 163 yards (40.8) with long of 45 yards while also posting eight kickoffs for 470 yards (58.8) and four touchbacks ... Suffered torn ACL on opening kickoff against Kansas State and missed remainder of season.

2016 (Sophomore): Appeared in all 13 games as punter and handled kickoffs ... All-Big 12 honorable mention by league's coaches ... Helped Baylor rank 26th in FBS and third in Big 12 in net punting (39.68 yards per punt) ... Ranked 53rd in FBS and fifth in Big 12 in punting (41.6 yards per punt) ... Posted two punts vs. Boise State for 92 yards (48.0) with one inside the 20 and six kickoffs for 371 yards (61.8) ... Had six punts for 248 yards (41.3) with one inside the 20, including career-long 62-yard boot, and three kickoffs for 179 yards (59.7) at No. 13 West Virginia ... Registered two punts for 90 yards (45.0) with one inside the 20 and five kickoffs for 314 yards (62.8) vs. Texas Tech ... Tallied seven punts for 253 yards (36.1) with two inside the 20 and four kickoffs for 239 yards (59.8) vs. Kansas State ... Notched three punts for 143 yards (47.7) with one inside the 20 and five kickoffs for 310 yards (62.0) at No. 9 Oklahoma ... Had nine punts for 355 yards (39.4) with one inside the 20 and four kickoffs for 254 yards (63.5) vs. TCU ... Posted five punts for 196 yards (39.2) and eight kickoffs for 482 yards (60.2) at Texas ... Totaled two punts for 85 yards (42.5) with one inside the 20 while having eight kickoffs for 490 yards (61.2) and missed first career field goal attempt (48) vs. Kansas ... Posted two punts for 89 yards (44.5) with one inside the 20 while having seven kickoffs for 434 yards (62.0) at Iowa State ... Had three punts for 131 yards (43.7) vs. Oklahoma State while having six kickoffs for 387 yards (64.5) ... Posted four punts for 169 yards (42.2) with one inside the 20 and long of 54 at Rice while adding seven kickoffs for 446 yards (63.7) ... Notched five punts for 242 yards (48.4) with two inside the 20 and long of 60 vs. SMU while adding eight kickoffs for 520 yards (65.0) ... Punted four times for 149 yards (37.2) and had nine kickoffs for 577 yards (64.1) in season-opener vs. Northwestern State.

2015 (Freshman): Primary punter in all 13 games as true freshman, earned All-Big 12 honorable mention by league coaches (Baylor didn't punt in bowl game) ... Earned first collegiate letter ... Averaged 40.7 yards per punt (1,627 yards on 40 punts), totaled 15 fair catches, 11 inside-20 and seven punts of 50-plus yards on season ... Made collegiate debut in season-opening win at SMU, punted twice for 48.0-yard average, including 53-yarder ... Averaged season-high 50.8 yards on four punts, including season-long 61 and 56 yards, and two inside-20-yard-line in win vs. Texas Tech in fourth game ... Had six-game streak of at least one punt inside 20-yard-line from games six to 11 ... Punted five times for 39.4 average, including two fair caught, one 54-yarder and one inside-20 vs. No. 12 Oklahoma in ninth game ... Season-highs for punts (10), yards (401), fair catches (six), inside-20 (four) and 50-plus yards (two) at TCU in 11th game, averaged 40.1 yards/punt ... Did not punt in win over No. 10 North Carolina in Russell Athletic Bowl.

High School: All-American punter/kicker from Rowlett (Texas) High School ... Named Under Armour All-American, played in 2015 all-star game in Florida ... Played for head coach Doug Stephens at RHS ... Rated nation's No. 3 kicker by ESPN and No. 9 by 247Sports ... Named state's top kicker/punter recruit by Dave Campbell's Texas Football 2015 winter publication ... Ranked 125th prospect in state by ESPN, regardless of position ... Rated No. 80, the top kicker, on SportsDay/DMN Area Top 100 listing ... Gained notoriety as prep kicker when video clip of successful 71-yard field goal at Kohl's Kicking Camp practice in Oct. 2014 went viral on YouTube ... Earned 2014 Class 6A All-State honorable mention at punter following senior season, helped Rowlett to 8-4 record and 6A DI area finals ... Averaged 38.4 yards on 23 punts ... Perfect on 22 PATs, hit 4-of-7 FGs (long 47) ... Named to 2014 Dave Campbell Texas Football All-Texas second team and first-team punter on 2014 All-District 11-6A squad ... Averaged 38 yards punting as junior in 2013, totaled 11 touchbacks on kickoffs ... Named second-team punter on 2013 All-District 11-5A squad ... Also played soccer at RHS, named All-District 11-5A second-team midfielder.

Personal: Son of Bobby and Natalie Galitz ... Majoring in communication studies.


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