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Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott on race: 'Being mixed allows me to connect with everyone'

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott on race: 'Being mixed allows me to connect with everyone'

Rookie quarterback Dak Prescott has been an instant success in the NFL, leading the Dallas Cowboys to a 13-3 record and the top playoff seed in the NFC.

He attributes at least some of that to his ability to relate to pretty much everyone on the team. And he attributes that to his background — and not just all those psychology classes he took at Mississippi State or the mostly-online master’s degree he earned in workforce leadership.

“I grew up in Haughton, La.,” Prescott told USA Today. “I go to my...

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