2008 – – Redshirted.
High school honors – – Honorable mention all-state as a senior… all-district selection as a senior… Career – – Led high school team to state title as a senior… tallied 1,172 receiving yards and 18 touchdowns… recorded 79 tackles, one interception, four forced fumbles and eight passes defended as a defensive back… also lettered in basketball and track… high school basketball team was ranked No. 1 in the state of Nebraska… won state championships in the 100, 200 and 400 meters and as part of 4X400 relay… member of the Elite Honor Roll (3.56 or above GPA) and Rotary Honor Roll.
Personal – – Born 10/27/89. . . veterinary science major . . . parents are Cynthia and James Prater. . . twin brother Shaun 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.