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Murat Kuzu
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Murat Kuzu 744263
Position: I Back
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 195
Year: Redshirt Freshman
City/State: Plano, Texas
High School: Plano Senior

Honors & Awards
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall, 2011; Spring, 2012)

2014 (Junior)
Junior Murat Kuzu missed the 2014 season due to injury.

2013 (Sophomore)
Kuzu added depth at I-back, but did not see game action.

2012 (Redshirt Freshman)
Kuzu added depth at I-back, but did not play in a game.

2011 (Redshirt)
Kuzu redshirted in his first season in the program and worked on the scout team.

Before Nebraska (Plano Senior HS)
Kuzu joined the NU program as a walk-on after a strong prep career at Plano Senior High School in Texas. Kuzu rushed for better than 600 yards and three touchdowns as a senior, and had more than 400 receiving yards and five TD receptions, while also throwing for a touchdown. Kuzu was a second-team all-district selection for his efforts as a senior. Kuzu had a scholarship offer from Doane and interest from Southern Louisiana.

Murat is the son of Mustafa and Gulsum Kuzu and was born on May 19, 1993. He is a marketing major. Kuzu has been named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll twice. He has volunteered with Uplifting Athletes, Make-A-Wish, Husker Heroes, Husker Hotline and local hospital visits.

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