Quarterback Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys NFL team warming up before a game against the San Francisco 49ers
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Rayne Dakota “Dak” Prescott is an NFL quarterback who plays for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football for Mississippi State before he was selected by the Cowboys in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft.

Although he was supposed to be a backup to Tony Romo during his rookie season, Dak Prescott ended up serving as the starting quarterback when Romo was injured in the preseason. Prescott was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year that season, also earning a spot at the Pro Bowl.


  • Team: Dallas Cowboys
  • Position: Quarterback
  • Height: 6’2″
  • Accomplishments: NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, two Pro Bowl appearances
  • Drafted: Selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft.
  • Throwing arm: Right
  • Nickname: The Fortress

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