Running Back
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
Hometown: Albion, Neb.
High School: Boone Central
Major: Health Science


Honors & Awards
» Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 2018)
» Six-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll

» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

2018 (Junior)
Wyatt Mazour saw the most extensive playing time of his career as a junior, appearing in all 12 games while being a major contributor on both offense and special teams. On offense, Mazour had 11 carries for 76 yards and one touchdown, and he caught one pass for 21 yards. Mazour also served on several NU special teams units, including the kickoff return squad where he had three returns for 48 yards.

After playing on special teams in the first two games of the season, Mazour earned the first carries of his career at No. 19 Michigan, rushing five times for 18 yards. He scored on a three-yard run in the fourth quarter for his first career touchdown and Nebraska's lone touchdown of the game. Mazour also added his first career reception for 21 yards at Michigan and finished as Nebraska's second-leading rusher and receiver against the Wolverines, while producing the Huskers' second-longest rush (17 yards) and second-longest reception (21 yards). The next week against Purdue, Mazour had his first career kickoff return, returning a pooch kick for 21 yards. Mazour posted the second kickoff return of his career at Northwestern, returning a pooch kick 15 yards. Against Bethune-Cookman, Mazour had five carries for a career-high 55 yards, including a career-long 18-yard run. In Nebraska's win over Illinois, Mazour had one kickoff return for 12 yards and one carry for three yards.

2017 (Sophomore)
Mazour played in three games as a sophomore. He played on special teams against Purdue, Northwestern and Iowa, and Mazour was also a member of Nebraska’s travel roster for all four Big Ten Conference road games.

2016 (Redshirt Freshman)
Mazour added depth in the backfield and played in NU's win over Wyoming. 

2015 (Redshirt)
Mazour redshirted and worked on the scout team offense.

Before Nebraska (Boone Central HS)
Mazour was one of the state's most dynamic playmakers over his final two seasons at Boone Central High School. Mazour led Coach Arnold Johnson's team to a perfect 13-0 record and Class C-1 state title in 2014. Mazour threw for 1,863 yards and 25 touchdowns, while completing better than 56 percent of his passes. On the ground, Mazour rushed for 1,632 yards and 26 touchdowns, with eight 100-yard rushing games. Mazour added nine tackles and two interceptions on defense and had more than 600 return yards, including 485 yards on kickoff returns.

Mazour was the first-team Super State quarterback by the Lincoln Journal Star and first-team All-Nebraska by the Omaha World-Herald for his play as a senior. Both the Journal Star and World-Herald named him the honorary captain of the Class C-1 all-state team in 2014.

Mazour was also the C-1 all-state quarterback as a junior, leading his team to an 11-1 record and a trip to the state semifinals. Mazour threw for 1,608 yards and 11 touchdowns, while rushing for 1,228 yards and 24 touchdowns in 2013. He also added 19 tackles and three interceptions and had more than 500 return yards. Mazour also played baseball and basketball for Boone Central.

Wyatt was born on June 22, 1996, and is the son of John and Kay Mazour. He is majoring in nutrition and health science. Mazour is a six-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll and a four-time member of the Brook Berringer and Tom Osborne Citizenship Teams. He has volunteered his time with Kids Against Hunger, the Nebraska Football Road Race, Husker Heroes, and local hospital visits.

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Wyatt Mazour Press Conference 10/27