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Patrick Mahomes


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Full NamePatrick Lavon Mahomes II

BornSeptember 17, 1995

Height190cm (6 ft 2 in)

NationalityAmerican

RoleQuarterback

ABOUT

Patrick Mahomes is a quarterback who currently plays for the National Football League team Kansas City Chiefs. He was the tenth pick of 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 best quarterbacks in history.


Patrick Mahomes’ Early Life and Background


Patrick Mahomes was born in Texas to famous Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher Pat Mahomes. In school, Mahomes used to play football, baseball and basketball. He joined Texas Tech University and chose to play football even though he was one of the top prospects for baseball too. Mahomes secured 5,052 passing yards and a total of 53 touchdowns when he played for Texas Tech University in NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). He is the sole quarterback in history to throw for over 5,000 yards during a season in both college football and also the NFL.


Who drafted Patrick Mahomes?


Mahomes was pick number 10 in Round 1 of the 2017 NFL draft. Mahomes was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs and has been playing for them ever since. Running back Alvin Kamara, tight end George Kittle, and strong safety Jamal Adams are some of the players who were drafted along with Mahomes in the 2017 draft.


Patrick Mahomes’ NFL Journey


The young quarterback is on his way to becoming one of the best quarterbacks to have ever played the game. Since he started his NFL career with the Chiefs, Mahomes has not missed a single playoff appearance to date. Mahomes spent most of his first season as a backup quarterback to Alex Smith. He was named the Chiefs starting quarterback in the 2018 season and acclaimed the NFL MVP award that season. He became just the second quarterback to throw 50 touchdown passes and 5000 passing yards in a single season.


Mahomes won the Super Bowl with the Chiefs in 2020. He became the youngest NFL quarterback to receive an NFL MVP award. In July 2020, Mahomes appeared in a viral Black Lives Matter video alongside prominent players like Odell Beckham Jr., DeAndre Hopkins and Deshaun Watson.


Mahomes lost the Super Bowl in his second appearance in 2021, against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In the 2021-22 playoffs, Mahomes almost reached his third Super Bowl but the Chiefs lost to the Cincinnati Bengals.


Patrick Mahomes’ Teams


Kansas City Chiefs (2017-Present)





Mahomes was drafted by the Chiefs as pick number 10 in Round 1 of the 2017 NFL draft. He has been playing for the Chiefs since then and is currently their starting quarterback. Mahomes is the only the fourth African-American quarterback to have won the All Pro MVP award. Mahomes took the Chiefs team to Super Bowl LIV during the 2019-20 playoffs. In their first Super Bowl victory since 1970, they defeated the San Francisco 49ers. Mahomes was awarded the Super Bowl’s Most Valuable Player for his performance, making him only the second African-American quarterback to win the award after Doug Williams. Mahomes has made it to the Pro-Bowl in all his seasons since 2018.


Championships and Rings Won by Patrick Mahomes


Patrick Mahomes is one of the most successful young NFL players. He has won the Super Bowl once in two appearances. He won the Super Bowl Ring in 2020. He also holds two Conference Championship Rings as AFC Champion.


Patrick Mahomes Super Bowl Championship Rings


Super Bowl Year Team
LIV2020Kansas City Chiefs


Patrick Mahomes Championship Rings



ConferenceYear Team
AmericanFootball Conference (AFC) 2020Kansas City Chiefs
AmericanFootball Conference (AFC) 2021Kansas City Chiefs

Patrick Mahomes’ Super Bowl Stats



Total Super Bowl Appearances: 2


Super Bowl Record: 1-1



YearSuper BowlTeamOppositionResultPasses CompletedPasses AttemptedYards Gained (by passing)Passing TouchdownsInterceptions thrown
2021LVKansas City ChiefsTampa Bay BuccaneersL, 9-31264927002
2020LIVKansas City ChiefsSan Francisco 49ersW, 31-20264228622



Patrick Mahomes Awards and Honours


Awards



YearAwards/Honours
2020Super Bowl MVP
2018NFL MVP
2018All-Pro First Team
2020All-Pro Second Team
2018-2021Pro Bowl
2018NFL Passing Touchdown Leader
2018NFL Offensive Player of the Year
2019Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year
2020Sport’s Illustrated Sportsman of the Year
2018Bert Bell Award
2018, 2019Associated Press Most Valuable Player


Patrick Mahomes NFL Records


  1. Most 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 100 career touchdowns: 40 games
  5. Fastest to 15,000 career passing yards: 49 games
  6. Career quarterback rating (minimum 1,500 attempts): 105.8
  7. Career passing yards per game (minimum 1,500 attempts): 303.4
  8. Most passing yards in a player's first 50 games: 15,348
  9. Most passing touchdowns in a player's first 50 games: 125


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.


Patrick Mahomes 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.


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