2015 NFL DRAFT

Shaun Prater, CB

School: Iowa  |  Conference: BIG10
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Omaha, NE
Height/Weight: 5-10 / 190 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
169235
2011 Season
2011 All-Big Ten First Team (Coaches)...appeared in all 13 games...finished the season with 51 total tackles/33 solo...1 sack...1 interception-89 yards and 4 forced fumbles. Prater elected to return to Iowa for his senior season in 2011 after exploring his professional opportunities following his junior season. He completed his Iowa career with 171 tackles and seven interceptions. He ranks seventh all-time with 173 interception return yards.
2010 Season
One of 13 Iowa football players coing down with rhabdomyolysis after January 2011 workout. First team all-Big Ten by league coaches and media . . Second team all-Big Ten by Phil Steele's College Football . . . Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week in 37-6 win over fifth-ranked Michigan State . . . Honorable mention defensive back Performer of the Week vs. Penn State and Michigan State by College Football Performance Awards . . . Hustle Team Award, Defense . . . Hustle Team Award, Special Teams . . . Started all 12 games he played at cornerback . . . Recorded 50 solo tackles and 18 assists, along with four interceptions, six pass break-ups and a recovered fumble . . . Did not see action in 37-7 opening win over Eastern Illinois due to injury . . . Started at cornerback in 35-7 win over Iowa State . . . Recorded four tackles vs. Iowa State, along with third interception of career . . . Started at cornerback in 34-27 loss at Arizona . . . Recorded four solo tackles and one assist vs. Arizona, along with a fumble recovery and one pass break-up . . . Recovered fumbled punt return that led to fourth quarter touchdown to cut deficit to six points . . . Started at cornerback in 45-0 win over Ball State, recording two solo tackles and one assist as defense allowed just 112 yards total offense . . . Started at cornerback in 24-3 win over Penn State as defense allowed just 54 net rushing yards and 301 yards total offense . . . Recorded first career touchdown vs. Penn State on 33-yard interception return in fourth period . . . Also added four tackles . . . Started at cornerback in 38-28 win at Michigan . . . Recorded career-high nine tackles at Michigan, including six solo stops and three assists . . . Started at cornerback in 31-30 loss to Wisconsin, recording two solo tackles and one assist . . . Started at cornerback in 37-6 win over fifth-ranked Michigan State as defense allowed just 31 net rushing yards and 258 yards total offense . . . Recorded career-high 10 tackles vs. MSU, including a shared tackle for loss and one pass break-up . . . Also had interception and 42-yardd return that led to Iowa touchdown in second quarter . . . Started at cornerback in 18-13 win at Indiana as defense allowed just 91 ner rushing yards . . . Matched career-high with 10 tackles vs. Hoosiers, including seven solo stops, and had one pass break-up . . . Started at cornerback in 21-17 loss at Northwestern, recording four solo tackles . . . Started at cornerback in 20-17 loss to Ohio State . . . Recorded three solo tackles and two assists vs. OSU, along with an interception and eight yard return and two pass break-ups . . . Interception vs. OSU led to fourth quarter touchdown . . . Started at cornerback in 27-24 loss at Minnesota . . . Recorded two tackles in first quarter at Minnesota before leaving game due to injury . . . Started at cornerback in 27-24 Insight Bowl win over12th-ranked Missouri . . . Recorded career-best nine solo tackles vs. Missouri, along with one pass break-up.
2009 Season
Suspended for February 2008 arrest for drunken driving. Started all 10 games in which he played . . . Collected 25 solo stops and 16 assists . . . Had two pass interceptions and eight pass break-ups . . . Did not see action in 17-16 win over Northern Iowa . . . Did not see action in 35-3 win at Iowa State . . . Started at cornerback in 27-17 win over Arizona as defense allowed just 253 yards total offense . . . Recorded one solo tackle and two assists to match career-best of three tackles in first career start vs. Arizona . . . Started at cornerback in 21-10 win at Penn State . . . Recorded first career interception at PSU, along with two assisted tackles and one pass break-up . . . Did not see action in 24-21 win over Arkansas State due to injury . . . Started at cornerback in 30-28 win over Michigan . . . Recorded career-best five tackles vs. Wolverines, including two solo tackles and three assisted tackles . . . Started at cornerback in 20-10 win at Wisconsin at defense allowed just 87 rushing yards and 243 yards total offense . . . Recorded two tackles and two pass break-ups vs. Badgers . . . Started at cornerback in 15-13 win at Michigan State as defense allowed just 85 net rushing yards. Recorded career-best six tackles at MSU, including four solo tackles and two assists, along with one pass break-up . . . Started at cornerback in 42-24 win over Indiana as defense allowed just 79 net rushing yards overall and just three points in the second half . . . Recorded career-best seven tackles vs. Hoosiers, all solo stops . . . Also had pass interception in fourth quarter and career-best three pass break-ups . . . Started at cornerback in 17-10 loss to Northwestern as defense allowed just 10 points and 239 yards total offense . . . Matched career-high with seven tackles vs. Wildcats, including five solo stops . . . Started at cornerback in 27-24 overtime loss at Ohio State . . . Recorded four solo tackles and two assists vs. OSU . . . Started at cornerback in 12-0 win over Minnesota as defense allowed just 48 rushing yards and 201 yards total offense . . . Recorded one assisted tackle and one pass break-up vs. Gophers . . . Started at cornerback in 24-14 Orange Bowl win over Georgia Tech, collecting one solo tackle and one assist as defense allowed just 12 passing yards and 155 yards total offense.
2008 Season
Saw action in 46-3 opening win over Maine, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 83 passing yards and 220 yards total offense . . . saw action in 42-0 win over Florida International, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 56 rushing yards and 218 yards total offense . . . saw action in 17-5 win over Iowa State as defense allowed just 73 rushing yards . . . credited with one assisted tackle and two pass-breaks vs. ISU . . . saw action in 21-20 loss at Pittsburgh, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 22-17 loss to Northwestern, recording two assisted tackles . . . saw action in 16-13 loss at Michigan State as defense held second leading rusher in the nation to 91 net rushing yards . . . recorded one assisted tackle at MSU . . . saw action in 45-9 win at Indiana, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 95 rushing yards and 286 yards total offense. Saw action in 38-16 win over Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 27-24 loss at Illinois, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 60 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 24-23 win over third-ranked Penn State, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 289 yards total offense . . . saw action in 22-17 win over Purdue, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 86 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 55-0 win at Minnesota, but had no statistics as defense allowed just seven rushing yards and 134 yards total offense . . . saw action in 31-10 Outback Bowl win over South Carolina as defense allowed just 43 net rushing yards . . . recorded career-best three tackles vs. South Carolina, including two solo stops and one assist.
High School
First team all-state as a senior... Lincoln Star Journal all-state selection as a senior... honorable mention all-state as a junior... all-district pick as a junior and senior... Career - - Recorded 177 tackles, five interceptions, 20 passes defended, five sacks, six forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries... also saw time at wide receiver as a senior...finished season with 10 carries for 185 yards along with 12 receptions for 290 yards and four touchdowns...member of prep Honor Roll.
Personal
Born 10/27/89. . . Open major . . . parents are Cynthia and James Prater. . . twin brother Shane is also an incoming recruit at Iowa (last set of twins to play at Iowa were the Kooiker brothers in the mid-1990's)... high school coach: Jay Ball.
 
 
Latest News
04/30/2012 - A closer look at the Bengals picks: Round 5/156 - Shaun Prater, CB, 5-10, 190, Iowa...The group has a lot of veterans along with Kirkpatrick but Prater's biggest impact this year could come on special teams, where he was a gunner in punt coverage. - The Sports Xchange

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