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Dak Prescott

Dak Prescott

Quarterback #4
ADP:Round: 4, Pick: 10
Team: Dallas Cowboys
Ht / Wt:6'2" / 226 lb.
College:Mississippi State
Born:July 29, 1993
Drafted:2016 / Rd. 4 (135)
Draft Team:DAL

Outlook & Fantasy Value May 6, 2021

Dak Prescott's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football mock drafts. In recent drafts, Prescott's current ADP is 4.10, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is in the 10th pick of the 4th round, and 46th selection overall.

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Players Drafted Near Dak Prescott

CeeDee Lamb WR DAL 4.10
Aaron Rodgers QB GB 4.11
Russell Wilson QB SEA 4.12
Raheem Mostert RB SF 5.01
Kenny Golladay WR NYG 5.01
Lamar Jackson QB BAL 5.03
Amari Cooper WR DAL 5.04
Tyler Lockett WR SEA 5.05
Ronald Jones II RB TB 5.05
Melvin Gordon RB DEN 5.06
Diontae Johnson WR PIT 5.07
Justin Herbert QB LAC 5.07
Robert Woods WR LAR 5.08
Odell Beckham Jr WR CLE 5.08
Myles Gaskin RB MIA 5.10

Dak Prescott Biography

Dak Prescott is the current starting quarterback of the 2016 NFC East Division Champion Dallas Cowboys. It is not certain whether the coaching staff will allow Tony Romo to assume the starting position upon full return from injury in 2017

In his first season, Prescott led the team to the playoffs, losing to Green Bay in a close game. He played well enough in 2016 to win NFC Offensive Player of the Year and selection to the Pro Bowl.

Childhood and High School

Dak Prescott, whose real name is Rayne Dakota, was born on July 29, 1993, in Sulphur, LA. He attended Haughton High School, where he played quarterback, throwing for 2,860 yards in his final season. ESPN rated Prescott at three out of five stars coming out of high school.

Recruited by various programs, he chose Mississippi State of the SEC.


In 2011, Prescott began playing for the Mississippi State Bulldogs. The team redshirted Prescott his first season to save his eligibility. The next year he played backup quarterback, appearing in a dozen games. He was able to pass for 194 yards with no interceptions. Most impressively, Prescott rushed for four touchdowns despite limited playing time.

The 2013 season began as had the previous with Prescott at backup. However, the starter, Tyler Russell, suffered a concussion injury, leaving Prescott to take over. He passed for 1,940 yards and won the Liberty Bowl MVP award.  

Prescott became a certified phenomenon in 2014. He took the Bulldogs to the number one spot in the nation for the first time in program history. He also set the school record for total offense with over 4,000 yards.

At the conclusion of his college career at Mississippi State, Prescott was third all-time in SEC history for total offensive yards.

The 2016 NFL Draft

At the NFL combine, Prescott performed well with a 4.79 second 40 time. He also jumped a 32.5 inch vertical.

The Dallas Cowboys remained committed to longtime starter Tony Romo and wanted to draft someone to fulfill the backup position. They picked Prescott in the fourth round, making him the 135th player chosen overall.

Prescott has a four-year $2,723,39 contract with the Cowboys. This amount averages out to a salary of $680,000 per year. He also got a $383,293 signing bonus.

The 2016 NFL Season

In his rookie season, Prescott brought new life to the Cowboys. With Tony Romo injured, Prescott got the starting nod. He went six weeks without throwing an interception.

Prescott passed for 3,667 yards and ran for 282 more. By season end he had amassed 23 touchdowns with only four interceptions. He led the team to a 13 win regular season.

Personal Life

Dak Prescott is the son of Nathaniel and Peggy Prescott. The immediate family also consists of brothers Tad and Jace, along with sister Natalie.

Fans can purchase Prescott sports memorabilia, such as his number “4” Dallas jersey, at reputable online marketplaces. They can also catch game highlights on Twitter (@dak) and Instagram (@_4dak).