Mississippi State Bulldogs: 50 Greatest Athletes in School History

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Oct 10, 2015; Starkville, MS, USA; Mississippi State Bulldogs quarterback Dak Prescott (15) walks to the sideline before the game against the Troy Trojans at Davis Wade Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Bush-USA TODAY Sports

#5 Dak Prescott, Football Quarterback (2012-2015)

There’s no doubt who would be the top football player on this list. Dak Prescott didn’t just re-write the MSU record books, he obliterated them. He led the program to its first ever 10-win regular season, top 5 ranking, #1 ranking and a whole host of other things. Prescott owns every single-season and career record a quarterback can hold for the Mississippi State Bulldogs. He’s also got more than his fair share of single game records as well. Here’s how his stats look with one bowl game remaining:

  • 709 of 1129 (62.9%)
  • 8,996 passing yards
  • 66 passing touchdowns
  • 534 rushes for 2,474 yards (4.7)
  • 41 rushing touchdowns
  • 4 receptions for 88 yards and 3 touchdowns
  • 110 touchdowns responsible for

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