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Brent Zuzo
Brent  Zuzo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Canton, Mich.

High School:
Plymouth HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
Kicker

Experience:
3V


02/11/2016

Record number of Wolf Pack student-athletes earn Academic All-Conference honors

50 student-athletes from fall sports honored by the league.

01/21/2016

Wolf Pack football hands out 2015 team awards

Seau is MVP

09/19/2015

Nevada Drops 44-27 Contest at Texas A&M

Wolfpack drops their second game of the season

04/25/2015

Blue tops Silver in the spring game for the Wolf Pack football team.

Defense has the upper hand with specialized spring game scoring format.

02/18/2015

38 Wolf Pack student-athletes earn Academic All-Mountain West accolades

Honorees must have 3.0 GPA and compete in roughly 50 percent of team's contests

12/29/2015

Nevada Wins Arizona Bowl, Edges Colorado St. 28-23

The Wolf Pack emerged victorious in a hotly contested, back-and-forth game.

11/15/2014

Nevada vs. Air Force (USATSI)

Nevada vs. Air Force (USATSI)

10/19/2013

Nevada @ Boise State

Nevada @ Boise State

NEVADA
Has played in 37 games in his Wolf Pack career, marking 42-of-51 (82.4) field goals … With 239 career points, ranks fifth in program history in career kicker scoring … Ranks fifth in program history in career made field goals … Among active players, leads the Mountain West and ranks 13th in FBS in career field goal percentage (82.4).

Junior (2015): Played in all 12 games in the regular season as Nevada’s starting kicker … Named to the All-Mountain West second team … Made 14-of-16 (87.5) field goals, 37-of-38 PATs (.973) and helped Nevada convert two-of-three onside kicks …His only two missed field goals on the season each came from over 50 yards … Led the Mountain West and ranked tied for 10th in the nation with an 87.5 field goal percentage … Ranked third in the MW in field goals made per game (1.17) … Led the team in scoring with 79 points and ranked tied for seventh in the MW in scoring per game … Ranked fourth in the MW in kicker scoring … Tallied 60 kickoffs with an average of 61.1 yards per kickoff and 25 touchbacks … Went 3-of-3 on both field goals and extra points, recovered his own onside kick and matched a career-high with 12 points in Nevada’s win over Hawai’i, being named MW Special Teams Player of the Week … Made a career-long 47-yard field goal and also went 3-of-3 at both field goals and extra points in Nevada’s win over Fresno State, earning MW Special Teams Player of the Week honors … Went 2-of-2 against the Pac-12’s Arizona and the SEC’s Texas A&M … Went 8-8 from 20-29 yards, 3-3 from 30-39 yards, 3-3 from 40-49 yards and 0-2 from over 50 yards … In the preseason, was named to the Athlon Sports and Phil Steele’s All-MW second team … Letter winner.

Sophomore (2014): Played in all 13 games as Nevada's starting kicker, making 13-of-17 field goals (.765) and 43-of-45 PATs (.955) ... Led Nevada in points scored with 82, ranking ninth in the Mountain West in scoring ... Ranked fifth in the conference in FG percentage ... Had 26 touchbacks and averaged 60.7 yards on kickoffs ... Had a season-best effort in San Diego State, making 3-of-3 field goal attempts ... Made a career-long 45-yard field goal against Boise State ... Went perfect on FG attempts against Washington State (1-1), Arizona (2-2), Boise State (1-1), BYU (2-2), San Diego State (3-3) and Air Force (1-1) ... Made a career-high seven PATs in Nevada's rivalry win over UNLV ... At the end of the season, ranked 24th amongst active FBS players in career FG percentage (.794) ... 2014 Academic All-Mountain West.

Freshman (2013): Joined the team as a true freshman and immediately won the kickoff and place-kicking duties for the Pack to open a successful freshman campaign ... Connected on the first 11 attempts of his career and was perfect through nine games on field goals ... First of three misses came in week 10 and was from 54 yards out ... Finished the season 14-of-17 on field goals and 33-of-36 on extra-point attempts ... Was perfect (5-of-5) from 40-49 yards on field goals ... Was an integral part of Nevada being one of the better kickoff coverage units in the conference with an average of 61.3 yards on kickoffs with 22 touchbacks on the year.

High School
A graduate of Plymouth (Mich.) High School ... Letter winner in football (2), soccer (2) and track and field (1) ... After playing soccer for his first two years of high school, focused solely on football as a junior and senior ... Made 9-of-11 field goals as a senior, being named to the all-state first team as a placekicker ... All-Metro West first team selection by Detroit News ... Helped guide Plymouth to a district championship in 2012 ... Was selected to the KLAA All-Conference Team and the Detroit Free Press All-West first team as a junior ... Detroit News All-State honorable mention selection in 2011 ... Member of school's Student Council and National Honor Society ... Earned honor roll and scholar athlete awards for work in the classroom.

Personal
Born Brenton Ross Zuzo on Sept. 20, 1994 ... Son of Gary and Cheryl Zuzo ... Pursuing a major in Business ... Father played soccer at Gannon University ... Uncle played football at Ferris State University ... Was also recruited by FIU, Western Michigan, Wisconsin and Memphis, among others ... Hobbies include fishing and mountain biking.

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