Dak Prescott is an American football player. Currently, he plays as a quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL).In the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft, he was drafted by the Cowboys.
He also used to play college football for the Missipi State Bulldogs.
Dak Prescott was born on July 29, 1993, in Sulphur, Louisiana, USA. He holds the American nationality and his ethnicity is African-American.
Talking about his family, His mother’s name is Peggy Prescott and his father’s name is Nathaniel Prescott. His father was African-American. His mother used to work as a manager of a truck stop who passed away on November 3, 2013, due to colon cancer. As per his siblings, he has two elder brothers named Jace and Tad and an older sister, Natalie Prescott Smith.
Prescott went to Haughton High School in Haughton, Louisiana. After completing schooling, he joined Mississippi State University.
He has a height of 6 feet and 2 inches and weighs around 103 kg. He has a brown color eye with black hair. Similarly, his chest, biceps and waist size is 47-16-35.5. His shirt size is 4(US).
Currently, Dak Prescott is in a relationship with Dallas Nicole Parks. Dallas is a model who has modeled for Playboy. They started dating from September 2016.
Previously, Dak was dated with Kayla Puzas in 2014. Kayla is a graduate of Georgia Southern University. They broke up in 2015.
He has a huge fan following in social media. He has more than 466k followers on Facebook, 1.9 million on Instagram and 1.28 million on Twitter.
Prescott started to play football from his school days. During his school days, he played for the Buccaneers and became the 2010 District 1-AAAA Champions.
In college, in 2011, he got red shirt as a true freshman with Mississippi State Bulldogs. In 2012, he played 12 games as a backup to Tyler Russell. He got name a 2015 National Player of the Year Candidate, got select to two Preseason All-American teams. He also obtained further national recognition when he was named a finalist for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. Prescott was also named a semifinalist for both the Maxwell Award and the Davey O’Brien Award. Moreover, he also received the Senior CLASS Award and also won the 2017 NCAA Today’s Top 10 Award.
In 2016, he started playing football professionally. In the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft, he was selected by the Dallas Cowboys. He was signed to a 4-year deal, $2,723,393 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including a $383,393 signing bonus. During the first week of rookie minicamp, he decided to switch to #4 in honor of his mother, whose birthday is on September 4. He is the first Dallas quarterback in history to wear #4.
Career highlights and awards
NFL Rookie of the Year, 2016
Offensive Rookie of the Month – November 2016
5× Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week
2× Pro Bowl(2016,2018)
2× FedEx Air Player of the Week(2018)
2x NFC Offensive Player of the Week( Week 1, 2019, Week 11, 2019)
His basic annual salary is $540,000. Also, he has an estimated net worth of around $2 million.