Prater with the Cincinnati Bengals
|No. -- Free agent|
|Date of birth:||October 27, 1989|
|Place of birth:||Omaha, Nebraska|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school:||Omaha (NE) Central|
|NFL Draft:||2012 / Round: 5 / Pick: 156|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2015|
Shaun Prater (born October 27, 1989) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. After playing college football for Iowa, he was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft.
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
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|5 ft 10 in||190 lb||4.50 s||1.55 s||2.53 s||4.25 s||14 reps|
Minnesota Vikings (second stint)
- Prater joins Cincinnati as fourth Hawkeye selected
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- Alper, Josh (October 22, 2013). "Vikings claim Shaun Prater, cut Jacob Lacey". NBCSports.com. Retrieved 2014-06-14.
- Jackson, Zac (September 29, 2015). "Colts swap out corners, sign Prater". NBCSports.com. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
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- "Indianapolis Colts make roster moves". colts.com. October 20, 2015. Retrieved October 21, 2015.
- "Vikings Announce Several Roster Moves, Add 2 Safeties To 53-Man Roster". Vikings.com. December 8, 2015. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
- "Vikings Sign Justin Trattou to Active Roster". Vikings.com. December 14, 2015. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
- Mason, Andrew (December 22, 2015). "David Bruton Jr. to be placed on injured reserve; Broncos sign Shaun Prater to take spot". DenverBroncos.com. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
- Mason, Andrew (December 29, 2015). "Broncos release Shaun Prater". DenverBroncos.com. Retrieved December 29, 2015.
- "Cardinals re-sign Darren Fells, sign Prater to future contract". Arizona Sports. Retrieved 2016-02-02.
- Urban, Darren. "First Cardinals Cuts to 77 Produce Long Snapper". AZCardinals.com.