Dak Prescott will not kneel for National Anthem, doesn’t want to take his ‘freedom for granted’

Dak Prescott had an incredible rookie season in Dallas. And the spotlight will be even brighter on him this season as he gets ready for his first full year as the Cowboys starter.

The Dallas spotlight can turn into a national one, and with all of the discussion about National Anthem protests, Prescott has a clear answer on how he will approach the moments when the Star Spangled Banner plays before games.

Prescott made an appearance on Yahoo! Sports with Evan Doherty, who asked the Cowboys QB if he’s felt the need to take a knee or protest in another form.

“No, not at all,” Prescott said.

Watch the full exchange here.

He elaborated on his reasoning.

“I mean, it’s bigger than I think some of us think,” he said. “I mean, it’s just important for me to go out there, hand over my heart, represent our country and just be thankful. And not take anything I’ve been given and my freedom for granted.

Dallas has one preseason game remaining, and the Cowboys open their season on Sept. 10 in the Sunday Night Football opener, hosting the New York Giants.

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