Patrick Mahomes Biography
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Patrick Lavon Mahomes is a quarterback for Kansas City Chiefs of the (NFL) American Football team. The 23-year-old former baseball player is one who has won a few individual awards for himself and is known for his offensive plays, passing touchdowns, as well as his long throws at Ludacris that have winning records for yards achieved in a season.
Mahomes is a young player who has lined his award cabinet and is already a superstar. Originally at Texas Tech University, he played college football and college baseball. He left baseball after his sophomore year to focus solely on football.
He led all NCAA Division I FBS players in several categories during his junior year, including passing yards (5.052 yards) and passing touchdowns (53 touchdowns).
Full Name: Patrick Lavon Mahomes
Date of Birth: September 17, 1995
Place of Birth: Tyler, Texas, United States
Occupation: American Football Player
Current Team: Kansas City Chiefs
Strong Arm: Right
Jersey Number: 15
Playing Career: 2017–present
Height: 6 feet 3 inches (187.96cm)
Weight: 104 kg (225 lbs)
Education: Whitehouse High School; Texas Tech University
Parents: Pat Mahomes (father); Randi Martin (mother)
Siblings: Jackson Mahomes (brother); Mia Randall (sister)
Marital Status: Single
Partner: Brittany Matthews (girlfriend)
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Patrick Mahomes Childhood & Early Life
Patrick Mahomes was born in Tyler, Texas, on September 17, 1995, to Pat Mahomes (father) and Randi Martin (mother). His father Pat used to be a major league baseball player.
Mahomes attended Whitehouse high school, Smith County, Texas. He began as a baseball player in high school and was a top prospect who was thought to be following in his father’s footsteps, given that his father played baseball until 2009 after finishing as high as no. 25 in 1992.
Mahomes was ranked 419 among talents in 2014 when he got out of high school and was very passionate about American football, although, at the time, he could play basketball too.
His father made sure he had no say on his son’s sports career choice as he knew the kid liked and wanted to play American football. Pat only gave his son all the help he wanted, even if he should have played in major league baseball as well.
Through his senior year in high school, he had an outstanding record as an American football player — he had 15 rush scores, 948 rush yards, 50 passing touchdowns, and a whopping 4619 passing yards.
Patrick Mahomes College Career
Texas Tech College (2014-2016)
He studied at Texas tech university after high school, where he was picked for the 2014 Major League Baseball draft by Detroit Tigers, but he didn’t put the pen down on paper for them because he was more interested in football.
Mahomes jr started as a backup to Davis Webb in his freshman year. His first game was against Oklahoma State when Webb came off with an injury, Mahomes had a great game.
He had his first start in a match against Texas, he had 13 successful of 21 attempted passes with 109 yards in the match. He also played for the school’s baseball team as a relief pitcher.
Patrick Mahomes II broke NCAA records for a single game offense pocketing 819 yards as well as 734 passing yards equivalent to a previous NCAA record and was just one short of 88 record attempts. The season ended with Mahomes becoming the leader in yards per game, passing yards, and also a total score, while he was also the leader in points and touchdowns.
He bagged the award for the Sammy Baugh as the best college passer. On January 3, 2017, Mahomes made a public announcement that he was going to enter the NFL draft and forfeit his last year of college.
Patrick Mahomes Professional/NFL Career
Kansas City Chiefs (2017–date)
Analysts and analysts, fresh from college, had warnings that he would be a first or second-round selection. His throws hit a whopping 60 mph during the throwing session at the trials being the third tie to the NFL record for the fastest pitch.
He had 18 closed-door practices and meetings, which was the highest for 2017 prospects, 28 NFL teams were present on his pro day. He was drafted in the first round by Kansas City Chiefs, making him the first quarterback they had selected in the first round since 1983. In a four-year contract of $16.42 m alongside $10.08 m as signing bonus, Mahomes put pen to paper with the Kansas City Chiefs to July 20, 2017.
He got his first career start in a game against Denver Broncos on December 27, which he helped them win by completing most of his passes and avoiding an interception. Mahomes became Kansas City starting quarterback on January 30, 2018. He helped his team overtake the Los Angeles Chargers in the first game.
His game success got him named by AFC as the game week’s offensive player. He went on to break records for most throws to touchdown. He also went on to earn most of the week’s offensive award, becoming one of the NFL history players to get over 5,000 passing yards in a season, assisting the Chiefs in their third straight division title.
Since their last Championship in 1993, he helped lead the team to their first AFC title. Mahomes’ impressive 2018 season success has won him a series of awards, including the NFL MVP award.
Patrick Mahomes continued in impressive form after his outstanding exploits in the 2019 Pro Bowl when he led the Kansas City Chiefs to the NFL Super Bowl LIV.
Patrick Mahomes Personal life
Pat, the father of Mahomes, is a former pro baseball pitcher who has played baseball in the major league. A close relative of his father and ex-teammate LaTroy is regarded as his godfather. He’s dating Brittany Matthews, a professional soccer player, and a personal fitness trainer now.
Since their early days in high school, they have known each other. Following his 2018 NFL MVP award win, Mahomes started earning multiple top-brand sponsorship deals, including Adidas.
Patrick Mahomes Highlights, Achievements & Awards
- NFL Super Bowl LIV Champion
- NFL Super Bowl MVP (LIV)
- Pro Bowl (2018, 2019)
- NFL Most Valuable Player (2018)
- First-team All-Pro (2018)
- NFL Offensive Player of the Year (2018)
- NFL passing touchdowns leader (2018)
- Bert Bell Award (2018)
- Sammy Baugh Trophy (2016)
- Second-team All-Big 12 (2016)
- MaxPreps Male Athlete of the Year (2013)