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Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott nominated for prestigious ESPYS
The honors keep rolling in for Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott.
On the heels of a 2016 season that saw them both help lead the Dallas Cowboys to a 13-3 record -- while delivering historic individual performances along the way -- there's been no shortage of awards and praise heaved upon the two phenoms. New trophies could be on the way in July as well,Authentic Von Miller Jersey, with both being nominated in two of the most prestigious ESPY award categories.
Up first will be Prescott for "Best Breakthrough Athlete".
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