Born in Sulphur Louisiana, Dak Prescott is the football quarterback for the unbeatable Dallas Cowboys. He plays for the National Football League or NFL. During his college days, he played football for Bulldogs (the Mississippi State). The 26-year old player is famous for his extraordinary skills in the playfield. He has a towering height of 6 feet and 2 inches with a vigorous physique. He was an avid football player during his childhood. He always watched teams playing football live and on the television. He requested his parents to adopt that sport as his professional career. Seeing his invincible desire, father and mother of the talented guy allowed him to pursue a career as a footballer.
His mother encouraged him to play football in particular. Prescott used to be a star in his school team. While his study era at the Haughton High School, he helped his Almamater win the title of “District 1-AAAA” in 2010. After a successful career at school level, he went to Mississippi State University. He continued to show the exceptional football talent there as well. The sturdy guy made a lot of wonderful records while being part of the Mississippi State Bulldogs. He scored 70 touchdowns and played 49 games by the end of his educational career at the Mississippi State University.
Later on, he got chosen by Dallas Cowboys in the 4th round. The amazing Dak played sixteen games for Cowboys as a Rookie. The first year came to an end with twenty-three touchdowns. Again he scored twenty-two touchdowns in the 2nd season. The player made a name for himself by earning titles such as ‘NFL Rookie of the Year’ and ‘Offensive Rookie of the Month’ in 2016. In 2017, Prescott entered the list of NFL Top 100 Players and secured 14th position. This was a big achievement for Dak as a football player.
Who are Dak Prescott’s Parents?
Dak opened his eyes on July 29, 1993, in Sulphur, Louisiana, United States. The name of his beloved father is Nathaniel Prescott while her mother is known as Peggy Prescott. Dak is the youngest of her parents’ three kids. Her mother used to work as a manager at a local truck stop. Dak went to the Haughton High School located in Haughton, Louisiana. He played football for Buccaneers while staying at school. The talented player has an older half-brother and a sister. Dak’s father was absent when he grew up. His mother raised three kids a single lady. It wasn’t easy for her to provide them everything they need while having no other support. However, the courageous lady didn’t lose hope and kept working hard on her kids’ upbringing.
Dak, in his childhood, frequently visited his grandparents. He belonged to a didactic family background as his grandfather served as a school principal. That’s why he got to learn a lot of great moral values from him. Prescott’s mother was very enthusiastic about football. She used to watch games live and on the television alongside her kids. This is what motivated Dak toward pursuing a career as a footballer. There’s a football tattoo on the arm of her mother, showing great love for the game. The brave lady let her sons play football in the backyard with friends and family members.
After becoming redshirted in 2011, Dak became a permanent team member next year in 2102. He played twelve football games during the season and scored four touchdowns with no interceptions. After showing spectacular talent in the playfield, he started to receive back to back amazing opportunities. He always performed beyond the expectations to make his mother and fans feel proud. He earned the title of ‘Most Valuable Player’ in 2013’s Liberty Bowl. The unwavering sportsman earned the 4th highest score of touchdowns by the season’s end. The guy appeared in the ‘SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll’ in 2013 due to his exceptional performances.
In 2014, he was ranked eighth in voting for the unforgettable Heisman Trophy. The talented player has been playing as a quarterback for the Mississippi State University from 2012 to 2015.
Prescott has been playing as a quarterback with Dallas Cowboys since 2016. Still, he is an honorable player of the team. He was chosen in the fourth round of NFL Draft 2016. The list of his accomplishments is pretty long when it comes to talking about his professional football career. Prescott is the first rookie quarterback to enter the Pro Bowl in the entire history of his football team. He won the title of the ‘AP Offensive Rookie of the Year’.
The player has always been pretty closer to her mother’s heart. He spent most of his time with his beloved mom until the death of his mother parted their ways. He talked to her mommy every day while his stay at college. Unfortunately, his mother couldn’t continue the struggle against colon cancer and passed away in November 2013. It was the deadliest moment in the life of the optimistic player. The event of his mother’s death taught him a lesson to help others in need. He established the ‘Faith Fight Finish Foundation’ to provide financial assistance to cancer patients. Jace, Dak’s older brother, also tried to pursue a career as a footballer, but unfortunately, he was never admitted to any major team. However, he plays football at the college level. The name of Dak’s only sister is Natalie Prescott Smith. Mother of the kind-hearted player was European American while her father was an Afro-American. Dak is not in a relationship and living life as a single. He has no plans to get married in the near future.
Dak earned a lot of prestige and money at a very young age. After playing football at the college level, he got admitted to professional teams such as Dallas Cowboys. He signed contracts and acquired a hefty amount of money to live a life of his dreams. According to reliable information source, Dak’s total net worth is estimated at $34 Million. He currently plays as quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys.