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Shaun Prater
CB #27
Height:
5-10
Weight:
190
Age:
24
College:
Iowa
Hometown:
Omaha, NE
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
0
SCK
--
FF
--
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 9 6 3 0.0 0 1 1 30 -- 30 0 0 0
2014 MIN 2 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 MIN 8 3 9 6 3 0.0 -- 1 1 30 30 30 0 0 --
2013 PHI 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @STL W 34-6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 NE L 7-30 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @NO L 9-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 ATL W 41-28 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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BIOGRAPHY

GAMES/STARTS (regular season, playoffs)

2012 (IR-Cinn), 2013 (9/3; 8/3-Minn, 1/0-Phil). Total- 9/3 (8/3-Minn, 1/0-Phil).

• Snared 1st career INT in 1st career start vs. Philadelphia (12/15/13), the action coming against his old Eagles teammates he had played with early in the 2013 season. 

• Originally drafted in 5th round (#156) of 2012 by Bengals where he played for Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer.

OFF THE FIELD Majored in psychology...Had a twin brother, Shane, who also played football at Iowa...Comes from athletic family, with brothers who also played football at Kansas State and Nebraska-Omaha...Part of state-championship 4x400 relay at Omaha Central High.

GAMES/STARTS (regular season, playoffs)

2012 (IR-Cinn), 2013 (9/3; 8/3-Minn, 1/0-Phil). Total- 9/3 (8/3-Minn, 1/0-Phil).

• Snared 1st career INT in 1st career start vs. Philadelphia (12/15/13), the action coming against his old Eagles teammates he had played with early in the 2013 season. 

• Originally drafted in 5th round (#156) of 2012 by Bengals where he played for Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer.

OFF THE FIELD Majored in psychology...Had a twin brother, Shane, who also played football at Iowa...Comes from athletic family, with brothers who also played football at Kansas State and Nebraska-Omaha...Part of state-championship 4x400 relay at Omaha Central High.

PRO Made most of his opportunity with the Vikings, starting 1st career game vs. Philadelphia (12/15/13) and grabbing 1st career INT in the game...Began NFL career as a draft pick by Cincinnati in 2012 where he played under Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer...Joined Vikings during Week 8 of 2013 as Vikings prepared to play Green Bay...Saw action in 1 game for Eagles in 2013, suiting up vs. Kansas City (9/19/13)...Spent 2012 on Benals injured reserve after suffering knee injury during training camp practice...Originally selected in 5th round of 2012 Draft by Cincinnati (#156 overall).

2013 Had productive end to season by starting the final 3 contests...Helped key upset win over visiting Eagles in his 1st career start vs. Philadelphia (12/15)...Facing old Philadelphia teammates, he snared 1 of only 2 INTs by QB Nick Foles on the season in the win over the playoff-bound Eagles, returning the INT 30 yards...Had season-high 3 tackles in win vs. Detroit (12/29), the final game played at Mall of America Field in the season finale...Had season-best 3 PDs against old Bengals teammates at Cincinnati (12/22)...Played in 1st game with Vikings at Dallas (11/3)...Joined Vikings on 10/23, claimed off waivers...Claimed off waivers by Eagles following his release from Cincinnati, joining Philadelphia on 9/1...Saw 1st NFL game action vs. Kansas City on a Thursday Night Football game...Inactive for other games he was with Eagles...Went to training camp and through preseason with Cincinnati before his release in final roster cuts on 8/31.

2012 Placed on injured reserve after suffering knee injury during training camp...Placed on IR non 8/24...Selected in 5th round (#156 overall).

COLLEGE Started his final 35 games at Iowa..Scored on a pair of INT returns during career...Notched 7 INTs...Named 1st-Team All-Big Ten by coaches as a senior...Scored on an 89-yard INT return as a senior against Tennessee Tech, the 5th-longest in Hawkeye history...Scored on 34-yard INT return against Penn State as a junior...Had career-high 10 tackles in a pair of games.

PREP Named 1st-Team All-State as a senior at Omaha Central and honorable mention as a junior...Part of state title-winning 4x400 relay team.

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