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Shaun Prater
CB #38
Height:
5-10
Weight:
190
College:
Iowa
Hometown:
Omaha, NE
Experience:
2
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 17 11 7 4 0 0 1 1 0 30 -- 30
2014 MIN 8 2 1 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 MIN 8 9 6 3 0 -- 1 1 0 30 30 30
2013 PHI 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

Prater looks for first Bengals action in 2013 ... Fifth-round 2012 draft pick missed his rookie season due to a knee injury ... Three-year starter at Iowa with seven career INTs, including two TDs on returns of 42 and 89 yards ... Tough run defender ... Led Iowa in forced fumbles (four) as a senior.

Prater looks for first Bengals action in 2013 ... Fifth-round 2012 draft pick missed his rookie season due to a knee injury ... Three-year starter at Iowa with seven career INTs, including two TDs on returns of 42 and 89 yards ... Tough run defender ... Led Iowa in forced fumbles (four) as a senior.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Cincinnati in fifth round of 2012 NFL Draft (156th overall) ... Signed with Bengals 5-10-12.

2012 HIGHLIGHTS: Did not play in the 2012 preseason, due to a knee injury he suffered in practice on Aug. 2 ... Was placed Aug. 24 on the Bengals Reserve/Injured list.

COLLEGE: Played four seasons (2008-11) at Iowa, with 48 games and 35 starts ... Totaled 171 tackles, seven INTs for 179 yards and two TDs, and 19 additional passes defensed ... All-Big Ten first-team selection by league coaches as a senior as Iowa posted 8-5 record with Insight Bowl berth ... Returned INT a career-long 89 yards for TD vs. Tennessee Tech in ’11 ... Consensus All-Big Ten first-team selection as a junior, posting career highs in tackles (68) and INTs (four) ... Helped team go 11-2 with Orange Bowl win over Georgia Tech as a sophomore.

PERSONAL: Hometown is Omaha, Neb. ... Attended Central High School, where he was named first-team All-State as a senior and honorable mention All-State as a junior ... Also lettered in prep track, a member of the 4x400-meter relay state championship team as a senior ... Enjoys playing Call of Duty ... Psychology major at Iowa ... Twin brother Shane also played at Iowa, brother Nate played at Kansas State, and brother Randy Hopkins played at Nebraska-Omaha.

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