Patrick Mahomes

Patrick Mahomes

#15 Quarterback
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2023-2024 REGULAR SEASON STATS
14 INT
4183 YDS
261.4 Y/G
27 TD
92.6 QBR

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Full Name Patrick Lavon Mahomes II
DOB (Age) 17-09-1995 (28 yrs)
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.88 m)
Weight 225 lbs (102 kgs)
Born Tyler, TX
College Texas Tech University
Draft 2017 - Rd: 1, Pick: 10 (KC)
Debut January 1, 2018
Nickname Bronze
Spouse Brittany Matthews Mahomes

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Patrick Mahomes: A Brief Biography

Patrick Mahomes
Patrick Mahomes after winning the Super Bowl LVIII


Patrick Mahomes is a 3 time Super Bowl champion quarterback, who currently plays for the National Football League team Kansas City Chiefs. He was the tenth pick in the 2017 NFL draft by the Chiefs and has been a vital part of the team ever since. Mahomes is one of the current stars of the NFL and is touted to go down as one of the greatest quarterbacks in history.


Patrick Mahomes’ Early Life and Background

Mahomes was born on September 17, 1995, in Tyler, Texas. His dad, Pat Mahomes, was an MLB pitcher at the time. He attended Whitehouse High School in Whitehouse, Texas He played football, baseball, and basketball. Mahomes believes that training, pitching, and playing basketball improved his quarterback skills. In football, he had 4,619 passing yards, 50 passing touchdowns, 948 rushing yards, and 15 rushing touchdowns as a senior. In baseball, he threw a no-hitter with 16 strikeouts in a game his senior year. He was named the MaxPreps Male Athlete of the Year for 2013–2014.


Mahomes was rated by Rivals.com as a three-star football recruit and was ranked as the 12th-best dual-threat quarterback in his class. He received offers from Texas Tech, Rice, and Houston. He committed to Texas Tech University. Mahomes was also a top prospect for the 2014 Major League Baseball draft but was not expected to be selected high due to his commitment to Texas Tech. He was selected by the Detroit Tigers in the 37th round of the 2014 MLB Draft, but did not sign a contract.


Patrick Mahomes College Career

Mahomes was rated by Rivals.com as a three-star football recruit and was ranked as the 12th-best dual-threat quarterback in his class. He received offers from Texas Tech, Rice, and Houston. He committed to Texas Tech University.


Mahomes entered his freshman season as a backup to Davis Webb. Against Baylor, he threw for a Big 12 freshman record 598 yards with six touchdowns and one interception. For the season, he passed for 1,547 yards and 16 touchdowns with four interceptions. Mahomes split time with the Texas Tech baseball team, where he was a relief pitcher. Mahomes began his sophomore season at Texas Tech as the starting quarterback. He recorded ten games going over 350 passing yards, including four games going over 400. He passed for at least three touchdowns in eight of the games, including a five-touchdown performance against Iowa State on October 10. Overall, in the 2015 season, he led the Big 12 Conference with 364 pass completions on 573 attempts for 4,653 yards, 36 touchdowns, and 15 interceptions.Prior to the start of the 2016 season, Mahomes announced that he was leaving baseball to focus on football. Mahomes had a very productive junior season. In the month of September alone, Mahomes passed for 18 touchdowns to three interceptions while rushing for four touchdowns.


On October 22, Mahomes set multiple NCAA, Big 12, and school records in a 66–59 loss to Oklahoma at home. Mahomes broke the NCAA FBS records for single-game total offense with 819 yards. He tied the NCAA record for single-game passing yards with 734. He fell one short of the record for most attempts at 88. Overall, the game set NCAA records for most combined yards of total offense with 1,708 combined passing yards, and total offense by two players (the other was Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield). Mahomes finished the season leading the country in yards per game (421), passing yards (5,052), total offense (5,312), points responsible for (318), and total touchdowns (53). For his performance, he was awarded the Sammy Baugh Trophy, given annually to the nation's top college passer, joining fellow Red Raiders- head coach Kliff Kingsbury, Graham Harrell, and B. J. Symons. He was named an Academic All-America second team by the College Sports Information Directors of America.


Patrick Mahomes NFL Draft

Mahomes announced on January 3, 2017, that he would forgo his last year of college eligibility and enter the NFL Draft. Mahomes was projected to be a first or second-round pick by the majority of analysts and scouts. During the throwing drills at the NFL Scouting Combine, his passes were clocked at 60 mph, tying Logan Thomas and Bryan Bennett for the fastest pass ever recorded there. Mahomes was ranked second-best quarterback by SI.com, third by ESPN, and fourth by NFLDraftScout.com. Representatives from 28 NFL teams attended his pro day at Texas Tech. He became one of the fastest-rising prospects during the draft process and had 18 private workouts and official team visits, the most for any prospect in 2017.


The Kansas City Chiefs selected Mahomes in the first round (10th overall) in the 2017 NFL Draft. The Chiefs, originally slated to have the 27th overall selection, traded up in the draft with the Buffalo Bills for the 10th overall selection. The Chiefs traded their first-round pick and a third-round pick in 2017, and the Chiefs' first-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft for the selection. He was the first quarterback selected by the Chiefs in the first round since selecting Todd Blackledge seventh overall in the 1983 NFL Draft.


Patrick Mahomes’ NFL Journey

Mahomes spent his rookie season as the backup to Alex Smith. He was named the starter in 2018 after the Chiefs traded Smith to the Washington Redskins. That season, Mahomes threw for 5,097 yards, 50 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions. He became the only quarterback in history to throw for over 5,000 yards in a single season in both college and in the NFL. He joined Peyton Manning as the only player in NFL history to throw 50 touchdown passes and 5,000 yards in a single season. For his performance in his first season as a rookie, he was named to the Pro Bowl, named First Team All-Pro, and won the NFL Offensive Player of the Year and NFL Most Valuable Player awards. Mahomes is one of four black quarterbacks to win the AP MVP award.


In the 2019 season, Mahomes led the Chiefs to Super Bowl LIV, their first Super Bowl appearance in 50 years, where they defeated the San Francisco 49ers. Mahomes was awarded the Super Bowl MVP for his performance, the second black quarterback and youngest overall to do so. He is also the third African American quarterback to win a Super Bowl. In 2020, Mahomes signed a 10-year contract extension worth $477 million with another $26 million in potential bonuses, for a total of $503 million, making it the second-largest known contract in sporting history. The year after signing his contract, he would lead the Chiefs to their second consecutive Super Bowl, but the team lost to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 9–31. In the 2021-22 playoffs, Mahomes almost reached his third Super Bowl but the Chiefs lost to the Cincinnati Bengals.


Mahomes led the Chiefs to their third Super Bowl victory in 5 years after the Chiefs and Co. defeated Kyle Shanahan's San Francisco 49ers in overtime by a score of 25-22 at the Super Bowl LVIII.


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Kansas City Chiefs (2017-Present)


On July 20, 2017, the Chiefs signed Mahomes to a guaranteed four-year, $16.42 million contract that included a signing bonus of $10.08 million. The following season, the Chiefs traded Smith to the Washington Redskins, thereby elevating Mahomes into a starting position.


In his first game as the Chiefs starting quarterback, the Chiefs beat the division rival Los Angeles Chargers by a score of 38–28. Mahomes threw for 256 yards and four touchdowns with no interceptions and a 127.5 passer rating and was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week. The following week, Mahomes threw for 326 yards, six touchdowns, no interceptions, and a passer rating of 154.8. After throwing his fifth touchdown in the game, he broke the NFL record for most touchdown passes in a quarterback's first three career games. His sixth touchdown pass broke the NFL record for touchdown passes in a season's first two weeks. For his performance against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Mahomes won his second consecutive AFC Offensive Player of the Week award, the first quarterback since Tom Brady in 2011 to start the season with back-to-back Player of the Week awards.


Mahomes was named AFC Offensive Player of the Month for September. Following an 89-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Demarcus Robinson in a week 17 game against the Oakland Raiders, Mahomes became the second quarterback in NFL history to throw for 5,000 yards and 50 touchdowns. Additionally, he became one of seven players in NFL history with 5,000 passing yards in a season. He finished second in passing yards to Ben Roethlisberger. He became the first Chief since Len Dawson in 1966 to lead the league in passing touchdowns.


Mahomes' performance for the season earned multiple awards. He was named to the 2019 Pro Bowl, was named First Team All–Pro, 2019 Best NFL Player ESPY Award, and was named Kansas City Club 101 Awards AFC Offensive Player of the Year. He was also named the NFL MVP, the first winner for the Chiefs in franchise history. He was ranked as the fourth-best player by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2019. In week 2 against the Oakland Raiders, Mahomes threw for 278 yards and four touchdowns in the second quarter alone, the most passing yards in any quarter since 2008. Mahomes finished the game with 443 yards and was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week. For the second consecutive season, Mahomes was named AFC Offensive Player of the Month for September after leading the Chiefs to a 4–0 start. He was selected to the 2020 Pro Bowl, though he did not play due to his participation in Super Bowl LIV. In the Super Bowl, Mahomes threw for 286 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for another 29 yards and one touchdown and was named Super Bowl MVP. He was the youngest quarterback and third-youngest player in NFL history to earn the award. He was ranked fourth by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2020.


On April 30, 2020, the Chiefs picked up the fifth-year option on Mahomes's contract. On July 6, he signed a ten-year extension worth $477 million with another $26 million in potential bonuses for a total of $503 million. The contract extends through the 2031 season. The contract was at the time the largest contract in American professional sports history, surpassing Mike Trout's 12-year, $426.5 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels. Mahomes is the first professional athlete to have a half-a-billion-dollar contract. In the Chiefs' week 2 win over the Los Angeles Chargers, Mahomes achieved his fourth fourth-quarter comeback. The Chiefs trailed 9–17 entering the fourth quarter before winning in overtime 23–20. The comeback was the NFL record sixth time he overcame a 10+ point deficit to win. In a week 3 win over the Baltimore Ravens he threw for 385 passing yards, passing for four touchdowns and rushing for one. In the game, he became the fastest quarterback to surpass 10,000 career yards. It took him 34 games to eclipse Kurt Warner's mark. He was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week. Mahomes was named AFC Offensive Player of the Month for November.


In 2020, Sports Illustrated named him one of their Sportspeople of the Year for his activism following the murder of George Floyd and his encouragement for people to vote in the 2020 presidential election. Mahomes finished the 2020 season with 4,740 passing yards, 38 touchdowns and six interceptions. He was named to the Pro Bowl for his accomplishments in the 2020 season. In Super Bowl LV against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Mahomes threw for 270 yards and two interceptions in the game as the Chiefs lost 9–31. It was his first double-digit loss in the NFL, and also the first time since he became the Chiefs starting quarterback that the offense did not score any touchdowns. The Buccaneers defense used two deep safeties to neutralize Mahomes's wide receiver targets. The Chiefs' injury-ravaged offensive line was no match for the Buccaneers' pass rush defense, as Mahomes was pressured on a Super Bowl record 29 of 56 dropbacks while also being sacked three times and hit twice. He was named as the top-ranked player in the NFL by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2021.


On March 12, 2021, Mahomes restructured his contract to save the Chiefs $17 million in salary cap space. In week 1, Mahomes had three passing touchdowns, one rushing touchdown, and 337 yards in a 33–29 win over the Cleveland Browns, earning AFC Offensive Player of the Week.In a 41-14 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders, where he threw for 406 yards and five touchdowns, an NFL record-tying third game throwing for at least 400 yards and five touchdowns. He joined Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterbacks Joe Montana, Dan Marino, and Peyton Manning as quarterbacks that accomplished the feat.He finished the regular season with 4,839 yards, 37 touchdowns, 13 interceptions (a career high), and a 98.5 quarterback rating(a career low). He earned a Pro Bowl nomination for the 2021 season. In the Divisional Round against the Buffalo Bills, Mahomes recorded 378 passing yards and three passing touchdowns to go along with 69 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown during the 42–36 overtime win. In the final seconds of regulation, Andy Reid gave Mahomes a motivational talk and told him to be "The Grim Reaper". After the two-minute warning and in overtime alone, he threw for 177 yards. The game was immediately regarded as one of the greatest playoff games of all time.He was ranked eighth by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2022.


The Chiefs star quarterback appeared in his third Super Bowl appearance in Super Bowl 2023 against the Philadelphia Eagles and led them to their third overall Super Bowl championship (2nd under Mahomes). Mahomes featured in his fourth Super Bowl appearance at the Super Bowl LVIII, where he led the Chiefs to a 25-22 victory over the 49ers in overtime with a late touchdown pass. He was also named the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player for the third time in his career for his heroics at the Super Bowl LVIII.


Championships and Rings Won by Patrick Homes

Patrick Mahomes is one of the most successful quarterbacks in the NFL. He has won the Super Bowl three times in four appearances. Mahomes has won the Super Bowl LIV, LVII, and LVIII. He was also named the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player on all three occasions. This feat also tied him with the legendary Joe Montana, who also has won the Super Bowl MVP award on 3 occasions.


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Patrick Mahomes’ Super Bowl Championship Rings


Super BowlYearTeam
LVIII2024Kansas City Chiefs
LVII2023Kansas City Chiefs
LIV2020Kansas City Chiefs


Patrick Mahomes Championship Rings


ConferenceYearTeam
American Football Conference (AFC)2020Kansas City Chiefs
American Football Conference (AFC)2021Kansas City Chiefs
American Football Conference (AFC)2023Kansas City Chiefs

Patrick Mahomes’ Super Bowl Stats


The Chiefs made their first Super Bowl appearance since Super Bowl IV in 1970. In Super Bowl LIV, the Chiefs trailed 20–10 against the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth quarter with 8:53 remaining. It was their third straight game facing a 10+ point deficit. With just over 7 minutes to play, a successful 49ers challenge of a completed catch left the Chiefs facing 3rd and 15 on their own 35-yard-line. Mahomes asked his coaching staff to call the play Jet Chip Wasp, and successfully completed a deep pass to Tyreek Hill for 44 yards. This shifted momentum towards the Chiefs, who in the remaining minutes of the game went on a 21–0 run, securing their first Super Bowl victory in 50 years. Mahomes threw for 286 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for another 29 yards and one touchdown and was named Super Bowl MVP. He was the youngest quarterback and third-youngest player in NFL history to earn the award.


In Super Bowl LV against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Mahomes threw for 270 yards and two interceptions in the game as the Chiefs lost 9–31. It was his first double-digit loss in the NFL, and also the first time since he became the Chiefs starting quarterback that the offense did not score any touchdowns. The Buccaneers defense used two deep safeties to neutralize Mahomes's wide receiver targets. The Chiefs' injury-ravaged offensive line was no match for the Buccaneers' pass rush defense, as Mahomes was pressured on a Super Bowl-record 29 of 56 dropbacks while also being sacked three times and hit twice. Despite the pressure Mahomes still managed to throw several long accurate passes that were dropped by their intended targets resulting in incompletions; a highlight was late in the fourth quarter as Mahomes was being tripped he threw a pass that hit the facemask of receiver Darrel Williams.


Patrick Mahomes appeared in his third Super Bowl game in Super Bowl LVII (2023) against the Philadelphia Eagles at the State Farm Stadium in Arizona. Chiefs won the game 38-35, with Mahomes getting the Super Bowl MVP award. He completed 21 out of 27 passes for 182 yards and 3 crucial touchdowns.


Total Super Bowl Appearances: 4


Super Bowl Record: 3-1


YearSuper BowlTeamOppositionResultPasses CompletedPasses AttemptedYards Gained (passing)Passing TouchdownsInterceptions thrown
2024LVIIIKansas City ChiefsSan Francisco 49ersW, 25-22344633321
2023LVIIKansas City ChiefsPhiladephia EaglesW, 38-3521271823-
2021LVKansas City ChiefsTampa Bay BuccaneersL, 9-31264927002
2020LIVKansas City ChiefsSan Francisco 49ersW, 31-20264228622



Patrick Mahomes NFL Records


  • Consecutive 300-plus passing yard games: 8 (tied)

  • Consecutive double-digit deficits overcome including playoffs: 6

  • Fastest to 10,000 career passing yards: 34 games

  • Fastest to 15,000 career passing yards: 49 games

  • Fastest to 20,000 career passing yards: 67 games

  • Fastest to 100 career touchdowns: 40 games

  • Career quarterback rating (minimum 1,500 attempts): 105.8

  • Career passing yards per game (minimum 1,500 attempts): 303.4

  • Passing yards in a player's first 50 games: 15,348

  • Passing touchdowns in a player's first 50 games: 125

  • Most passing touchdowns in a postseason: 11 (tied)

Patrick Mahomes Chiefs franchise records


  • Touchdown passes in a game: 6 (2018, tied)

  • Touchdown passes in a season: 50 (2018)

  • Passing yards in a season: 5,097 (2018)

  • Passing yards in a playoff game: 404 (2021–22 playoffs)

  • Attempts in a game: 68 (2022)

  • Completions in a game: 43 (2022)

  • Career rushing touchdowns by a quarterback: 12


Patrick Mahomes Net Worth

Patrick Mahomes is approximately worth $40 million. Mahomes is slated to be the first half-billion-dollar athlete in sports as he has signed a contract with the Chiefs worth $503 million. It is a ten-year deal of which $140 million is guaranteed against injury. He partly owns the baseball team Kansas City Royals and the Major League Soccer team Sporting Kansas City.


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Patrick Mahomes Contract

Patrick Mahomes signed a ten-year extension worth $477 million with another $26 million in potential bonuses for a total of $503 million. The contract extends through the 2031 season. The contract was at the time the largest contract in American professional sports history, surpassing Mike Trout's 12-year, $426.5 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels. Mahomes is the first professional athlete to have a half-a-billion-dollar contract.


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Patrick Homes House

Patrick Mahomes stays in an amazing mid-century modern marvel in Kansas City. It is a 3,759-square-foot house and is located in Sunset Hills West in its private upscale community.


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Patrick Homes family

Patrick Mahomes is the son of MLB pitcher Pat Mahomes, who played for the Minnesota Twins. Mahomes proposed to his High School sweetheart Brittany Matthews in 2020 at the Arrowhead Stadium. She co-owns the women’s soccer team Kansas City Current. They live together in Kansas City, Missouri. They had a baby daughter on February 20, 2021. The couple married on March 12, 2022, in Hawaii. On May 29, 2022, the couple announced that they were expecting their second child, a boy. He was born on November 28, 2022.


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FAQs on Patrick Mahomes

Patrick Mahomes has an estimated net worth of around $80 million, as of February 2024.

To date Mahomes has averaged around 2.42 touchdowns per game.
Mahomes has done so on multiple occasions, both at the college and Professional level.
Patrick Mahomes is the fastest quarterback to reach 10,000 passing yards.
Matthew Stafford did so in just 183 career games, the same number of games as Brees. The only other active quarterbacks to reach 50,000 yards are Tom Brady, Matt Ryan and Aaron Rodgers. Peyton Manning and John Elway are among the other notable QBs to hit that mark, but none of them did it as fast as Stafford and Brees.

Patrick Mahomes has won 3 Super Bowl Rings. The latest addition to his collection of Super Bowl rings came when the Chiefs and co. defeated the San Francisco 49ers at the Super Bowl LVIII. 

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