Mississippi State QB Dak Prescott has record-setting day against Louisiana Tech
If it seems like Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott sets a new record every week, it’s because he does.
Prescott threw for three touchdowns and ran for another on Saturday against Louisiana Tech, which gives him 87 total touchdowns in his career. Prescott passed Rex Grossman, Andre Woodson and Eli Manning on Saturday and moved into eighth place on the all-time SEC total touchdowns list.
Dak Prescott, with that TD, passes Eli Manning for most TDs responsible in SEC history. He has 87.
— Michael Bonner (@MikeBBonner) October 17, 2015
Prescott passes Eli Manning with 87 career touchdowns responsible for in SEC history.
— loganlowery (@loganlowery) October 17, 2015
The Bulldogs quarterback also passed Matthew Stafford on the SEC all-time passing touchdowns list. Prescott has 52 passing touchdowns at Mississippi State, which is tied for 31st all-time in SEC history. Additionally, Prescott joined Tim Tebow and Johnny Manziel as the only SEC quarterbacks to throw for 50 touchdown passes and run for 30 touchdowns in a career.
After first TD pass today Dak Prescott joined Tim Tebow & Johnny Manziel as only players in SEC history w/ at least 50 passing & 30 Rush TD.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 17, 2015
There’s more. Prescott rushed for 34 yards against Louisiana Tech on Saturday, which moved him passed Manziel for the fourth most rushing yards from a quarterback in SEC history. Prescott has 2,190 rushing yards in his career.
— MSU Football (@HailStateFB) October 17, 2015
Prescott will have his eye on yet another SEC record next week. He has gone 274 straight pass attempts without throwing an interception, which is the third longest streak in SEC history. If he goes 18 more pass attempts without a pick next week, Prescott will pass Alabama’s A.J. McCarron, who went 291 straight pass attempts without an interception in 2012.