The Dallas Cowboys officially signed fourth-round QB Dak Prescott to a four-year contract on Tuesday.
- The Cowboys also signed fourth-round DE Charles Tapper.
This leaves third-round DT Maliek Collins as the last remaining Cowboys’ draft pick to sign his rookie contract.
Prescott, 22, was taken with the No. 135 overall pick by the Cowboys. Prescott landed in an interesting situation with the Cowboys, as he’ll be given a shot to compete with Kellen Moore for backup quarterback job this summer.
In the weeks leading up to the draft, there was actually a decent amount of buzz connecting Prescott to the Cowboys. Reports mentions that Dallas did consider trading up for Connor Cook, but ultimately came away with an intriguing developmental prospect.
According to OverTheCap.com, Prescott receives a four-year contract worth $2,957,880 to go along with a signing bonus of $617,880.
During his four-year college career at Mississippi St., Prescott recorded 734 completions on 1,169 attempts for 9,376 yards, 70 TDs, and 23 INTs. Prescott also had 536 rushing attempts for 2521 yards and 41 TDs.