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#15 Dak Prescott
Position: QB
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 230
Year: Junior
Hometown: Haughton, LA
High School: Haughton HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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CAREER STATISTICS

2014 Maxwell Award Watch List
2014 Davey O'Brien Award Watch List

2013 Liberty Bowl MVP
2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll

CAREER: One of the nation’s top dual-threat quarterbacks who is poised for an outstanding junior season ... An inspiring leader with toughness who can will his team to victory and did so several times in 2013 while playing through injury ... Can extend plays with feet and arm ... Played in 23 career games with seven starts and owns a 4-3 record as a starter ... Has accounted for 33 career touchdowns (14 passing, 17 rushing, two receiving) ... Completed 174-of-296 passes for 2,134 yards with seven interceptions and 14 scores through the air ... His .588 completion percentage ranks first in MSU history ... Rushed 166 times for 947 yards ... The 17 rushing scores are fourth-most among quarterbacks in MSU history ... Leads all returning SEC QBs in rushing TDs and rushing yards ... Thrown for over 200 yards five times in career and rushed for over 100 yards four times (achieved both in in the same game once) ... Among MSU quarterbacks, trails only Don Smith (1983-86/nine) and John Bond (1980-83/five) in 100-yard rushing games ... Racked up 3,081 yards of total offense in just two seasons, neither as the full-time starter ... A leader in the community as well and a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Came to Mississippi State after a successful prep career in northern Louisiana.

2013 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Started seven games at quarterback (Alcorn, AU, Troy, LSU, UK, USC, Rice) and was part of a two-QB system with Tyler Russell ... Missed the Alabama and Arkansas contests after suffering an elbow injury in the fourth quarter of the Texas A&M game on Nov. 9 ... Completed 156-of-267 passes for 1,940 yards with 10 touchdowns and seven picks ... Accounted for a team-best 829 rushing yards on 134 carries with 13 scores ... Also caught two passes – both for touchdowns ... Shattered the MSU single-season record for QB rushing yards with 829, while 13 rushing scores were second-most by a QB in MSU history ... Led all SEC QBs in rushing scores ... Accounted for 25 touchdowns on the year, which ranked second in MSU history ... Scored 15 touchdowns on the year, which ranked third nationally among QBs ... Tallied 2,769 yards of total offense on the year, good for third place in MSU annals ... Entered in relief of an injured Tyler Russell in season-opener vs. Oklahoma State (8/31) ... Earned first career start against Alcorn State (9/7) and played the first half, guiding the Bulldogs to a 37-0 lead ... Started second-straight game against Auburn (9/14) and became the first Mississippi State quarterback to reach 100 or more yards rushing (133) and 200 or more yards passing (213) since Chris Relf against Arkansas in Nov. 2010 ... Scored on a 36-yard reception, 22-yard run and 11-yard run and also threw a 50-yard TD pass against Troy (9/21) ... Became the first Bulldog to score three touchdowns in a game since the 2012 contest against Troy, when Chad Bumphis caught three TD passes ... Rushed for a 75-yard touchdown against Bowling Green (10/12), the longest by a Bulldog since Vick Ballard’s 75-yard TD scamper versus Alcorn State on Oct. 2, 2010 ... Turned in a big passing night against Kentucky (10/24) with 268 yards and two touchdown tosses ... Caught second career TD pass versus the Wildcats, hauling in a 17-yard strike from Jameon Lewis ... Just days after the passing of his mother, delivered a gutsy performance at Texas A&M (11/9) ... Rushed for a career-best 154 yards while also throwing for two touchdowns against the Aggies ... Left that game in the fourth quarter with an elbow injury ... Turned in one of the most inspirational performances in school history in an Egg Bowl win over Ole Miss (11/28) ... Battling an elbow injury, entered the game in the fourth quarter and completed 11 passes for 115 yards ... Scored the game-winning touchdown in overtime during the Egg Bowl with a three-yard run on a fourth-and-one play ... The MVP of the Liberty Bowl after accounting for a bowl-record five touchdowns (three passing, two rushing) ... Was 17-of-28 for a career-best 283 yards passing and also ran for 78 yards on 14 carries in the Liberty Bowl victory over Rice.

2012 REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON: Accounted for eight touchdowns, four rushing and four passing, seeing action as a short-yardage and redzone quarterback ... Completed 18-of-29 passes for 194 yards and no interceptions ... Rushed 32 times for 110 yards with four touchdowns on the ground ... Scored his first career touchdown in the season-opening win over Jackson State ... Scored again on the ground against South Alabama ... Tossed first career touchdown pass in victory over Tennessee in week six ... Rushed for another score and completed four-of-five passes against Middle Tennessee ... Continued scoring streak with touchdown passes against Alabama and LSU ... Closed out the regular season with a touchdown toss in the Egg Bowl ... Rushed twice for 20 yards in the Bulldogs final ball game of the season against Northwestern in the Gator Bowl. 

2011 TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON: Sat out his freshman year as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Highly recruited quarterback from the Louisiana prep ranks … Led the Haughton High Buccaneers to an undefeated regular season and a berth in the 4A state quarterfinals … Named First-Team All-State by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association … Completed 159-of-258 passes (62 percent) for 2,860 yards and 39 touchdowns during his senior season at Haughton … Rushed for 951 yards and 17 touchdowns on 90 attempts during his senior year (10.6 yards per carry) … During junior season, completed 144-of-252 passes for 2,172 yards and 27 touchdowns … Rated a three-star prospect by both Rivals.com and Scout.com … Committed to Mississippi State in July 2010 and enrolled in school during the spring of 2011.

PERSONAL: Son of Nathaniel and the late Peggy Prescott … Full name is Dakota … Born on July 29, 1993, in Sulphur, La. … Has two older brothers, Tad and Jace … Jace was an offensive lineman at Northwestern (La.) State … Majoring in educational psychology. 

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