Honors & Awards
- Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall, 2011; Spring, 2012)
Kuzu added depth at the I-back position, but did not appear in a game.
2012 (Redshirt Freshman)
Kuzu added depth at I-back, but did not play in a game.
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 has not declared a major. Kuzu was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll each of his first two semesters. He has volunteered with Husker Heroes, Husker Hotline and local hospital visits.