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#15 Dak Prescott
Position: QB
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 230
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Haughton, LA
High School: Haughton HS
Experience: 1 Letter
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CAREER:  Emerged as a dual-threat option at backup quarterback during his redshirt freshman campaign . . . The only freshman in the last decade to throw a touchdown pass against Alabama and LSU in the same season . . . One of five players nationally to accomplish the feat since Dan Mullen became MSU head coach in 2009, joining Tim Tebow, Tyler Wilson, Ryan Mallett and Jeremiah Masoli . . . Rushed for four touchdowns and threw four more while seeing action in 12 games . . . Highly recruited out of the Louisiana prep ranks.

2012: 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: 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 … Rated as one of the top dual-threat quarterbacks in the nation … Rushed for 951 yards and 17 touchdowns on 90 attempts during his senior year (10.6 yards per carry) … During his 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 of 2010 and enrolled in school during the spring of 2011 … Chose State over LSU, TCU and a host of others.

PERSONAL: Son of Nathaniel and 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.

PRESCOTT’s Career Highs
Carries – 7, at Kentucky (10-6-12)
Rushing Yards – 32, at Kentucky (10-6-12)
Rushing Touchdowns – 1, (4x) last vs. Arkansas (11-17-12)
Longest Rush – 15, vs. Texas A&M (11-3-12)
Pass Attempts – 6, (2x) last at Ole Miss (11-24-12)
Pass Completions – 4, (2x) last at Alabama (10-27-12)
Passing Yards – 40, at Alabama (10-27-12)
Longest Completion – 29, vs. South Alabama (9-22-12)
Passing Touchdowns - 1, (4x) last at Ole Miss (11-24-12)
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