In the National Football League, Rayne Dakota “Dak” Prescott is the quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys. At 1.88 meters tall, he weighs 108 kilograms. At Haughton High School, he participated in football during his senior year. For 2,860 yards and 39 touchdowns as a senior, he completed 159 of 258 passes. Additionally, in 2010, he helped Haughton win the District 1-AAAA Championship by rushing for 951 yards on 90 attempts and scoring 17 touchdowns.
In collegiate football, he played for the Bulldogs while a student at Mississippi State University. He redshirted as a true freshman in 2011 and played in 12 games in 2012, completing 18 of 29 passes for 194 yards, four touchdowns, and no interceptions.
He placed fourth overall in touchdowns and third overall in total yards for his college career in the SEC. As the 135th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys selected Prescott in the fourth round. He received the exclusive franchise tag from the Cowboys for a second straight season in March 2021, the same month that he also agreed to a four-year contract deal.
He completed 14 of 29 passes for 134 yards and an interception in the first week of the 2022 campaign against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers before leaving the game in the fourth quarter due to a right thumb injury. The result was a 19-3 loss. Prescott’s thumb injury is expected to keep him out for 6 to 8 weeks, it was later revealed.
Dak Prescott Parents: Meet Peggy Prescott and Nathaniel Prescott
Dak Prescott is the son of Peggy Prescott and Nathaniel Prescott. His mom, Peggy worked as a manager of a truck stop. She died of colon cancer in November 2013. Dak Prescott established the Faith Fight Finish Foundation in her honor, which helps people deal with adversity.