How long has Patrick Mahomes been in the NFL?

Last Modified Feb 2, 2024 15:12 GMT
How long has Patrick Mahomes been in the NFL?
Patrick Mahomes - AFC Championship - Kansas City Chiefs vs. Baltimore Ravens


NamePatrick Lavon Mahomes II
BornSeptember 17, 1995
PositionQuarterback
Current teamKansas City Chiefs (Jersey number 15)
High schoolWhitehouse High School
CollegeTexas Tech (2014–2016)
NFL Draft2017 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10


The Kansas City Chiefs drafted Patrick Mahomes in the first round of the 2017 NFL draft. He is the son of former MLB pitcher Pat Mahomes Sr. He played baseball and football for Whitehouse High School and Texas Tech.


In 2018, Mahomes was named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player, and in his third season in the NFL, he won Super Bowl LIV with the Chiefs, as they beat the San Francisco 49ers, 31–20. Mahomes was named Super Bowl MVP. He went on to sign a record-breaking 10-year contract with the Chiefs following that victory. The contract is reportedly worth $503 million.


Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs made it to the Super Bowl again in February 2021 but were beaten 9-31 by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Patrick Mahomes led the Chiefs to their third Super Bowl victory in 2023 (LVII) adding a second Super Bowl title and Super Bowl MVP title to his name.

How long has Patrick Mahomes been in the NFL?

Patrick Mahomes is currently playing in his seventh season in the NFL. He has been the starter of the Chiefs for six years as of February 2024. He is without a doubt one of the most accomplished players in the NFL currently. He has been named to 6 Pro Bowls and 2 First Team All-Pro's. He won the 2020 Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year award.


What teams has Patrick Mahomes played for in the NFL?

Mahomes was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2017 and has been with them ever since. On July 20, 2017, the Chiefs signed Mahomes to a four-year, $16.42 million contract that included a signing bonus of $10.08 million. Then on July 6, he signed a record-breaking ten-year extension worth $477 million with another $26 million in potential bonuses. On March 12, 2021, Mahomes restructured his contract to save the Chiefs $17 million in salary-cap space.


Patrick Mahomes team

PlayerTeamDuration
Patrick MahomesKansas City Chiefs2017 - present


How many times has Patrick Mahomes been to the Super Bowl?

Patrick Mahomes has made three Super Bowl appearances - Super Bowl LIV, Super Bowl LV, and Super Bowl LVII. He has won two and lost the other. Mahomes will now appear in his fourth Super Bowl on February 11, 2024, as the Chiefs take on the 49ers in a rematch of Super Bowl LIV that took place in 2020.

Patrick Mahomes’ Career Highlights and Awards

  1. Patrick Mahomes won Super Bowls LIV and LVII with the Kansas City Chiefs (2020 and 2023)
  2. He was the Super Bowl LIV and LVII MVP
  3. He was the 2018 NFL Most Valuable Player
  4. He was also the 2018 NFL Offensive Player of the Year
  5. He made it to the 2018 first-team All-Pro
  6. He was selected to the 2020 Second-team All-Pro
  7. He is a 6-time Pro Bowler (2018–2023)
  8. He was the NFL’s passing touchdowns leader in 2018
  9. He was named the 2020 Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year
  10. He won the Bert Bell Award in 2018
  11. He was awarded the Sammy Baugh Trophy in 2016
  12. He was named to the Second-team All-Big 12 in 2016
  13. He was the 2016 FBS passing yards leader
  14. He was the 2013 MaxPreps Male Athlete of the Year

Patrick Mahomes’ NFL Records

  1. Consecutive 300-plus passing yard games: 8 (tied)
  2. Consecutive double-digit deficits overcome including playoffs: 6
  3. Fastest to 10,000 career passing yards: 34 games
  4. Fastest to 25,000 career passing yards: 83 games
  5. Fastest to 100 career passing touchdowns: 40 games
  6. Fastest to 200 career passing touchdowns: 84 games
  7. Career playoff passer rating (minimum 150 attempts): 106.3
  8. Career passing yards per game (minimum 1,500 attempts): 296.1
  9. Passing yards in a player's first 50 games: 15,348
  10. Passing touchdowns in a player's first 50 games: 125
  11. Passing touchdowns in a postseason: 11 (2021) (tied)
  12. Total touchdowns (passing and rushing) in a postseason: 12 (2019, 2021)
  13. Total yards (passing and rushing) in a season: 5,608 (2022)



FAQs

A. Patrick Mahomes has won the Super Bowl MVP award on two occasions. He won the NFL MVP award in 2020 and in his latest Super Bowl win in 2023.

A. Tom Brady is the player with the most number of Super Bowl MVP honors, with a total of 5 Super Bowl MVP awards to his name.
A. The Kansas City Chiefs have won a total of three Super Bowls. They won their first Super Bowl in 1969, the second in 2019, and the third in 2023. 

A. Patrick Mahomes was drafted in the 1st round of the 2017 NFL Draft with the 10th overall pick by the Kansas City Chiefs.

A. Patrick Mahomes has played only for the Kansas City Chiefs since they drafted him in 2017. 

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