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Dak Prescott returns home to Haughton for annual football camp

Cowboys quarterback completes third youth football camp

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  • Joel Rodgers

“There’s no such thing as dreaming too big,” says the man who has as many games of 3+ touchdown passes through 49 games that Troy Aikman had in his whole career.

Dallas Cowboys star quarterback and Haughton native, Rayne Dakota Prescott, returned home Tuesday morning for his annual football camp at his old stompin’ ground, Haughton High School, you probably know him as “Dak.”

Prescott and a selection of area prep and college football coaches lead a camp of over 150 kids in grades 1-8. Campers experienced various stations specializing in fundamental skills of football.

The kids took part in drills with Prescott and other coaches. Prescott remembers working hard and believe that he’d be an NFL quarterback.

Prescott was also inducted into the Northwest Louisiana Walk of Stars Tuesday while at Haughton High School.He is the 31st inductee into the Northwest Louisiana Walk of Stars.

Dak Prescott has thrown more touchdown passes through the first three seasons of a quarterback’s career than anbody not named Peyton Manning or Andrew Luck.

The former Haughton Buc and Mississippi State Bulldog is about to sign a huge contract.

 

 

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Joel Rodgers

Joel Rodgers joined RSHV News 1 in January 2018 as a reporter/journalist. Prior to joining our team, Joel spent the previous 5 years as a morning show reporter, entertainment reporter, and sports reporter for a local television station. At 6’5”, he's the tallest reporter in the history of Shreveport, but it’s more than just his height that makes this Shreveport native stand out. His editing skills combined with his love for storytelling makes for a creative and talented addition to the RSHV News 1 team. After attending and graduating from Evangel Christian Academy, he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern State University. Joel is very active in the Shreveport community having won several competitions in recent years. In 2017, he danced his way to victory in the annual Susan G. Komen event, “Dancing for the Cure." He’s also won the “Mudbug Madness” Crawfish eating contest in back-to-back years and was named the top celebrity chef at the “Louisiana Food Prize” cooking competition. If you have a story idea, news tip, or just want to say "hey" - you can do so by emailing Joel Rodgers at jrodgers@realshreveport.com

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