Dak Prescott is an American football quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Mississippi State Bulldogs, where he won the Conerly Trophy as the best player in the state of Mississippi in both 2014 and 2015. Dak was selected in the 4th round of the 2016 NFL draft (135th overall) by the Dallas Cowboys. He was named AP Offensive Rookie of the Year after throwing for 23 touchdowns and just 4 interceptions while leading the Cowboys to a 13-3 record in 2016. Dak became a free agent after an ankle injury during the 2020 season.
Born Rayne Dakota Prescott on July 29, 1993 in Sulphur, Louisiana, to parents Peggy and Nathaniel Prescott, his siblings are Jace, Tad, Natalie, and Elliott. Dak attended Haughton, La., High School where he was named first-team all-state by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association. Dak earned his undergraduate degree in educational psychology in December 2014 and received his master’s degree in workforce leadership in December 2015 while at Mississippi State. Dak dated Kayla Puzas from 2014 to 2015.
Dak Prescott Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 29 July 1993
Birth Place: Sulphur, Louisiana, USA
Birth Name: Rayne Dakota Prescott
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Occupation: American football quarterback
Race/Ethnicity: Multiracial (African American, White American)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Dak Prescott Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 227 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 103 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 2″
Height in Meters: 1.88 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Chest: 47 in (119 cm)
Biceps: 16 in (41 cm)
Waist: 35.5 in (90 cm)
Shoe Size: N/A
Dak Prescott Family Details:
Father: Nathaniel Prescott
Mother: Peggy Prescott
Siblings: Tad Prescott (Older Brother), Jace Prescott (Older Brother) (Offensive Lineman at Northwestern State), Natalie Prescott Smith (Older Sister), Elliott Prescott (Older Stepbrother)
Others: Glyndell W. Ebarb (Maternal Grandfather), Margaret Ebarb (Maternal Grandmother)
Dak Prescott Education:
Haughton High School
Mississippi State University (2016)
Dak Prescott Facts:
*Born on July 29, 1993 in Sulphur, Louisiana, he was raised in Haughton, La where he played high school football during his youth.
*His mother, Peggy, had colon cancer and died on November 3, 2013.
*He played high school football during his youth.
*He finished #8 in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 2014.
*He was selected by the Cowboys in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft.
*He became the first rookie quarterback in team history to be named to the Pro Bowl and the first to win AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.
*He was one of only three rookies, alongside Tyreek Hill and his teammate Ezekiel Elliot, to be named to the 2016-17 Pro Bowl.
*He appeared in the sports news show SportsCenter in 2017.
*Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.