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Prater in 2012
|No. 27 Minnesota Vikings|
|Date of birth:||October 27, 1989|
|Place of birth:||Omaha, Nebraska|
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|High school:||Omaha (NE) Central|
|NFL draft:||2012 / Round: 5 / Pick: 156|
|Career highlights and awards|
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|Stats at NFL.com|
Shaun Prater (born October 27, 1989) is an American football cornerback for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for Iowa, he was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He spent part of the 2013 season with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Prater attended Omaha Central High School in Omaha, Nebraska. He played mainly cornerback, but also saw time at wide receiver as a senior. He had 177 tackles, five interceptions, 20 passes defended, five sacks, six forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. He also had 10 carries for 185 yards along with 12 receptions for 290 yards and four touchdowns.
In addition to football, he also ran track and field. He won the 400-meter dash at the 2007 Omaha South Invite with a time of 49.6 seconds. At the 2007 Nebraska State High School Championships, he finished second in the 400 meters, with a career-best time of 48.52 seconds, and third in the 200 meters, with another career-best time of 21.58 seconds.
2012 NFL Combine
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|5 ft 10 in||190 lb||4.50 s||1.55 s||2.53 s||4.25 s||14 reps|
- Prater joins Cincinnati as fourth Hawkeye selected
- Rapoport, Ian (August 4, 2012). "Shaun Prater injured, lost for entire Cincinnati Bengals season". NFL.com. Retrieved 2014-06-14.
- Wilkening, Mike (September 1, 2013). "Eagles claim cornerback Shaun Prater from Bengals". NBCSports.com. Retrieved 2014-06-14.
- Alper, Josh (October 22, 2013). "Vikings claim Shaun Prater, cut Jacob Lacey". NBCSports.com. Retrieved 2014-06-14.
- Career statistics and player information from NFL.com • ESPN • Pro-Football-Reference
- Minnesota Vikings bio
- Philadelphia Eagles bio
- Cincinnati Bengals bio
- Iowa Hawkeyes bio
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