The Dallas Cowboys are not shy of its roots. And the spirit of youth seems to be contagious for this year’s rookies
Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott. The two have just began their careers with the Cowboys but they have both already built a foundation that will last forever in the annals of NFL history, by breaking records set by former players Tony Romo, Emmitt Smith and Michael Irvin.
The Cowboys have always been a team that has been led by its stars on offense and defense. However, the spotlight seems to be shared now with Prescott and Elliott as they both contributed significantly to the win against the Green Bay Packers during week 1 of this year’s NFL season.
Who is Dak Prescott father?
Dak Prescott’s father is Nathaniel Prescott. From what we’ve gathered, Prescott was arrested and charged after he got in a fight at Warren East High School. Even though the Cowboys quarterback has not talked about his personal life, we still find it important to report that he comes from good bloodlines.
His father fought for his country and continues to struggle to keep his family together. Prescott’s father was also heavily involved in his son’s life as he would drive him to football practice every day, for nearly two hours.
Dak Prescott is a quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys
Dak Prescott is a quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys that was taken in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft at pick 135. Prescott who impressed a lot of critics did not disappoint during his first game with the Cowboys, where he passed for a total of 227 yards and threw a touchdown pass to really make an impression to Cowboys fans everywhere.
Prescott has been compared to other quarterbacks such as Russell Wilson, from the Seattle Seahawks. This comparison is due to Prescott’s knack for playing his best in clutch situations and a total command of the offense on both ends of the field by being able to run as well as pass.
His nickname is “Captain America” because he always wears his favorite superhero’s shirt on game days
Prescott has played a total of 27 games with the Cowboys, having a win-loss record of 22-5.
As for Prescott’s personal life, he was born in Louisiana and attended Haughton High School where he was the starting quarterback from his sophomore year onwards. In this span of 4 years, Prescott passed for 7,389 yards and also scored a total of 140 touchdowns. He was then picked up by Mississippi State University in 2012 where he continued his career as the starting quarterback. In this span of 4 years, Prescott averaged a totaled 7,435 yards with 69 touchdown passes.
He had an amazing rookie season, leading the Cowboys to their first NFC East title in 18 years. Prescott would go on to break numerous records in his rookie season, including being the first Dallas Cowboys rookie to ever have three games with over a 100 passer rating.
Prescott’s astounding play did not go unnoticed by many teams around the league. More notably, he led the NFL by completing 68 percent of his passes for 3,667 yards while throwing 23 touchdowns to just 4 interceptions. He would be named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, while being selected to the Pro Bowl.
Dak Prescott set franchise records in his first regular season game with the Dallas Cowboys
Now that he has made history by setting new records for former cowboys players Tony Romo, Emmitt Smith and Michael Irvin, we look forward to continuing to follow his progress and growth in the NFL. The Cowboys legend also shared a picture on Instagram, that truly displays his grateful heart for where he is today.
In 2017, he led them back to the playoffs with a 10-6 record while throwing 23 touchdowns and only four interceptions. Prescott also rushed for six scores that season. He was then selected to his second straight Pro Bowl and named First-Team All-Pro for the first time in his career.
Dak Prescott sets new records for Dallas Cowboys hall of famers Tony Romo, Emmitt Smith and Michael Irvin.
In conclusion, the Dallas Cowboys have always been a team that has been led by its stars on offense and defense. However, the spotlight seems to be shared now with Prescott and Elliott as they both contributed significantly to the success of this year’s rookie campaigns.
Both players seem to have built a foundation that will last forever in the annals of NFL history, by breaking records set by former players such as Romo, Smith and Irvin.