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Dak Prescott Nominated for Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award

is getting ready to face the Washington Football Team on Sunday. This should make him crack a smile seeing as he is 7-1 against Washington for his career. However, as he prepares to possibly give the a three-game lead in the , Prescott has been nominated for a few awards this week.

It was announced on Tuesday that Prescott was the Cowboys nominee for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award which recognizes a player for his outstanding community service activities off the field as well as excellence on the field. On Thursday, Prescott received another prestigious honor as he was selected as the Cowboys nominee for the Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award which is given to the player that most exemplifies outstanding sportsmanship.

Prescott is looking to become the third quarterback to win the award joining of the (2018) and of the (2020). The winner will be announced at the ceremony during week and he will receive a $25,000 donation to the of his choice.

No matter if the Cowboys win or lose, Prescott can be seen after games shaking the hands of the opposing team while flashing his trademark smile. It's a behavior he's exhibited throughout his career, and even if he isn't selected as the winner of the Rooney Award, Prescott certainly represents what the honor stands for and then some.

Matthew Lenix
Matthew Lenix
I write dope stuff about the Dallas Cowboys and what not.

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