Last Updated on: November 8, 2019 by: Celebs Podium
Dak Prescott is an American football quarterback, who plays for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Mississippi State University from 2012 to 2015.
Dak Prescott Bio; Family, Education, Height, Weight
Rayne Dakota Prescott was born on 29 July 1993 to parents Nathaniel Prescott and Peggy Prescott in Sulphur, Louisiana. He has four siblings in the family; three brothers, Tad, Jace and Elliott and a sister named Natalie Prescott-Smith.
Dak Prescott shares picture with his late mother Peggy on 3rd November 2018 (Picture: Dak’s Instagram)
Prescott pursued his early education from Haughton High School in Haughton, Louisiana. He then went to Mississippi State University to begin his college football at the age of 18. He stands tall with a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 meters) and his listed weight is 235 lbs (107 kg).
His NFL Career; Stats
Dak played for the Mississippi State Bulldogs football for four seasons from 2012 to 2015. He became the fourth player in FBS history to pass for 60 touchdowns and rush for 40 touchdowns in a career during the 2015 season.
The Dallas Cowboys selected Prescott in the fourth round (135th overall) in the 2016 NFL Draft. He made his first NFL regular-season start in September 2016 at home against the New York Giants. After the season, he was selected to the Pro Bowl and named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year.
Dak Prescott NFL passing stats as of 2019 (Picture: The Football Database)
Similarly, Dak ended his second professional season with 3,324 passing yards, 22 passing touchdowns, 13 interceptions, 357 rushing yards, and six rushing touchdowns. He was named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in the first week of the 2019 season.
Contract & Salary
In 2016, Dak signed a 4-year contract with the Cowboys, worth $2,723,393. It includes a $383,393 signing bonus, $383,393 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $680,848.
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In 2019, he will earn a base salary of $2,025,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,120,849 and a dead cap value of $95,849.
Is Dak Prescott Dating Or Has Wife?
The 26-year-old apparently has numerous girlfriend lists on his dating life. He is reportedly dating a beautiful model Ireland Borba. Their romance got surfaced after they were seen hanging out together in April 2019.
Previously, he dated a girl named Yasmine Lee in 2017. Moreover, he was linked with the names such as Kayla Puzas and Dallas Nicole Parks.
Some Interesting Facts About Dak Prescott
- Dak was named the ‘NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year’ and reached number 14 on the list of the ‘NFL Top 100 Players in 2017.
- His mother Peggy died of colon cancer on 3rd November 2013. He wears jersey #4 in honor of his mother, whose birthday is on 4th September.
- His older brother Jace has played as an offensive lineman for Northwestern State University.
- Prescott is the founder of the ‘Faith Fight Finish Foundation,’ a group that helps financially challenged cancer patients.