The Miami Mustangs promoted Dakota Prukop to the SFL .   Dakota started his career in the D-League as a back up to Mike Fafaul. Dakota was the back up in game 1 and 2 of the 2017 season.  Mike Fafaul stumbled in week 2 of the season and that was Dakotas change to step up and take control.  The Manatees didnt click instantly under Dakotas leadership. falling 20-19 to Hartford,28-10 to Chattanooga and 24-7 to Youngstown, Then Dakota seemed to just flip a switch. Florida ran off 4 straight wins and finished the season 9-7 securing a playoff spot. Dakota finished the season with 3441 yards passing 23 touchdowns 13 interceptions. a quarterback rating of 76.0. The playoffs found the Manatees going up against the Hartford Centurions. Florida lost 28-27. Dakota threw for 396 yards and one touchdown.

The 2018 season was the season that secured Dakota Prukops promtionto the SFL. Dakota start all 16 games throwing for 4648 yards 41 touchdowns and just 8 interceptions. He lead the team to a 12-4 record. winning the Northeast Divison Champions along with the Eastern Conference Champions. He also got the Venom to the Tanis Bowl were they faced Fargo. Dakota lead the D-League in touchdowns by 6 more than the second best. He also lead the league with a 123.9 quarterback rating. He was second in total passing yards with his 4648 yards.

Dakota will be fighting for the starting quarterback position agianst former New Orleans Nightmare quarterback  Brad Kaaya  and Josh Woodrum who was a New York Marauder.  The three quarterbacks are not set as who will be the starter yet. Right now the job is wide open.