37 Inspirational Dak Prescott Quotes for Success

Dak Prescott, born on July 29, 1993, in Sulphur, Louisiana, is an NFL quarterback. He started his football journey at Mississippi State.

Initially a backup to Tyler Russell, he assumed the starting role in 2013 after Russell’s concussion.

That season, he achieved significant records and was named the MVP of the 2013 Liberty Bowl.

In 2014, as a full-time starter, he led the Bulldogs to their first #1 ranking and broke numerous school records.


This performance earned him numerous accolades, including being a finalist for the Maxwell and Davey O’Brien Awards.

He even ranked eighth in the 2014 Heisman Trophy voting. The Dallas Cowboys drafted Prescott in 2016’s fourth round.

After joining, he switched to jersey #4 in memory of his mother. He quickly ascended the depth chart due to injuries and trade failures involving other quarterbacks.

Here are some of the best quotes from Dak Prescott.

Inspirational Dak Prescott Quotes to Motivate You


1. “I’m hard on myself. I’m my biggest critic.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

2. “If you’re a competitor, you want to win. That’s enough to play for, simple as that.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

3. “If there’s one perk, it’s being the quarterback of America’s team and being able to make a difference off the field.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

4. “I’m confident in myself. I’m confident in my knowledge of the game.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

5. “I like to stay in the moment, live in the play. Not really think about who I’m playing.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

6. “I definitely got high expectations for myself and wanted it to happen one day but it happened a lot faster than expected.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

7. “I’m just trying to win games and give my team a chance, win as many as we can week in and week out.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

8. “I hate to lose. It’s a bad feeling, but, I mean, it kind of gets you resettled, gets you back right.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

9. “I want to go where I’m the difference. I want to make something out of nothing. I want to be the reason someone is great.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

10. “I’ve always had high expectations of myself. I’ve never felt that there was anything I couldn’t do in this world.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

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11. “I am smarter because I stayed in school, and I am a better football player.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

12. “There are a lot of guys who play in pro-style offenses who are not prepared when they come out of college. Either you’re coaching the quarterback to be a quarterback, or you’re not.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

13. “If we’re doing a class project, then I’m going to be the one talking and taking the lead. I might not necessarily put all of the work in the project, but I want to help and do as much as I can and get everyone going in the right direction.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

14. “Back when I was a senior in high school in Haughton, LA, I had a chance to go to LSU. Everyone I grew up with adored LSU, including my mom. But I chose to come to Mississippi State because I wanted to start a new tradition instead of perpetuating an established one.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

15. “If somebody says I’m a leader or notices the things I try to do to be a leader, it’s the ultimate compliment.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

16. “I don’t really put too much pressure on myself. The only time people feel pressure is when they put it on themselves and listen to the outside stuff. I have great teammates and great coaches that do the right things around me that allows me to just focus on the game of football.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

17. “On the field, I went from an anonymous redshirt to a short-yardage specialist to a Heisman Trophy candidate. Off the field, I showed up as a wild kid and grew up.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

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18. “Being bi-racial and being from the country, I can talk to guys like Travis Frederick from Wisconsin and Doug Free from Wisconsin. And then I can go over and talk to Dez Bryant. I mean, think about the two different standpoints you need to have a real conversation with both, to really understand what they’ve been through.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

19. “I’ve been in situations where I was the only black guy. We’re in a time now where nobody wants to see that. But it still happens.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

20. “When I was younger, I used to pray that I would die before my mom. That’s just how much my mom meant to me. I couldn’t imagine being in this world without her. But then seeing cancer – seeing what it can do to somebody – as strong and as tough as she was, there was nothing she could do. Cancer is a dirty, dirty deal.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

21. “I will never have a sip of alcohol and get behind the wheel again. Regardless if I’m 300% sure that I just had a sip and I can drive. It doesn’t matter.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

22. “I’ve always wanted to play quarterback, and I lucked out to be able to play for my favorite team – America’s team. I’m just living the moment. I feel like all of this was supposed to happen. When you work hard, things work your way.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

23. “The game of football is something I dearly love, and there’s nothing else I’d rather be doing.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

24. “I don’t think people know how much time and effort truly goes into the game and goes into simply just scoring a touchdown. So when you get that opportunity, you should be able to be free and be relaxed from all the pressure that went into scoring that touchdown and have fun.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

25. “When I chose Mississippi State, of course I dreamed about being a big-time college football player. But I’m so grateful that actually became a reality – and it became a reality in a small town.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

26. “A few weeks after my mom passed in November of 2013, I came back from an injury and entered the Egg Bowl in the second half against Ole Miss. I’ll never forget the feeling when I walked back out on the field. As I walked into the Egg Bowl, the crowd stood up and clapped like they were enveloping me in a giant hug.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

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27. “Mind over matter and faith. Believing that you can do anything. No matter the circumstances, mind over matter. Which is mom, who that taught me that, you can go a long way no matter what gets in your way.” ~ (Dak Prescott).


28. “I just try to live my life the right way.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

29. “I feel like this is where I’m supposed to be, this is where I’m meant to be. I just go out there each and everyday as this is my job, and I’ve got to put effort in front.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

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30. “(I’m) a guy that loves the game of football. Plays with a lot of passion. Is out there for his family, for his teammates, for the organization.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

31. “My dad was a diehard cowboys fan. I was raised as a cowboy fan, and i was forced to be a cowboy fan.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

32. “Having a chip on my shoulders, I just wanted to prove myself each and every day. We were always predicted last, and I just wanted to prove people wrong.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

33. “I’ve been through a lot off the field. I think that kind of translates onto the field. Football serves for a lot of life lessons, and so it allows me to stay humble and continue to work.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

34. “I just continue to be myself, study the game the same way, be ready for my number to be called.” ~ (Dak Prescott).


35. “When opportunity presents itself, don’t ask why. Just take it and run with it.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

36. “It’s football. I love to play football, as long as I’m doing that, I’m excited. I don’t care if it’s a crucial situation in the game, or it’s just practice. I try to treat it all the same and do my best.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

37. “I grew up in Haughton, Louisiana. I go to my white grandparents’ house, and then I cross the railroad tracks and hang out with my black grandma. We have English teachers on my white side. My grandpa is a principal. And then you go to the other side, and people have been in jail.” ~ (Dak Prescott).

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