Patrick Mahomes

American football player

Patrick Lavon Mahomes II[2] (born September 17, 1995) is an American football player for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He plays the quarterback position. He is the son of former Major League Baseball (MLB) player Pat Mahomes. He played college football and college baseball at Texas Tech University, but quit baseball to focus on football more. He was selected in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft.

Patrick Mahomes
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Mahomes with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2021
No. 15 – Kansas City Chiefs
Position:Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1995-09-17) September 17, 1995 (age 26)
Tyler, Texas
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school:Whitehouse
(Whitehouse, Texas)
College:Texas Tech (2014–2016)
NFL Draft:2017 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
NFL
College
NFL records
  • Career quarterback rating (minimum 1,500 attempts): 105.8[1]
Career NFL statistics as of Week 18, 2021
Passing attempts:2,345
Passing completions:1,550
Completion percentage:66.1
TDINT:151–37
Passing yards:18,991
Passer rating:105.8
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Mahomes spent his first season with the Chiefs as a backup to Alex Smith. He became the primary player in the 2018 season. In the same season, Mahomes threw for 5,097 yards, 50 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions. He had also thrown for over 5,000 yards in a college season, becoming the first player to throw more than 5,000 yards in college and the NFL. He also became the second player to throw for more than 5,000 yards and score 50 touchdowns in a season, with Peyton Manning being the first.[3]

During the 2019–20 playoffs, Mahomes appeared in Super Bowl LIV, the Chiefs' first Super Bowl appearance in 50 years, where they beat the San Francisco 49ers.[4] Mahomes was awarded the Super Bowl MVP, the second African-American quarterback and youngest player to do so.

Mahomes is known for his athleticism and his unique passing ability.

Early lifeEdit

Mahomes was born on September 17, 1995, in Tyler, Texas, to MLB player, Pat Mahomes and Randi Mahomes.[5] In high school, Mahomes played football, baseball, and basketball.[6] Playing football in his senior year, Mahomes he had 4,619 passing yards and 50 passing touchdowns.[7] In baseball, he threw a no-hitter with 16 strikeouts in a game.[7] He was selected in the 37th round of the 2014 MLB Draft by the Detroit Tiger, but did not sign a contract.[8]

NFL career statisticsEdit

Legend
AP NFL MVP
Super Bowl MVP
Won the Super Bowl
Led the league
Bold Career high

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team Games Passing Rushing Sacks Fumbles
GP GS Record Cmp Att Pct Yds Avg TD Int Rtg Att Yds Avg TD Sck SckY Fum Lost
2017 KC 1 1 1−0 22 35 62.9 284 8.1 0 1 76.4 7 10 1.4 0 2 15 0 0
2018 KC 16 16 12−4 383 580 66.0 5,097 8.8 50 12 113.8 60 272 4.5 2 26 171 9 2
2019 KC 14 14 11−3 319 484 65.9 4,031 8.3 26 5 105.3 43 218 5.1 2 17 127 3 2
2020 KC 15 15 14−1 390 588 66.3 4,740 8.1 38 6 108.2 62 308 5.0 2 22 147 5 2
2021 KC 17 17 12−5 436 658 66.3 4,839 7.4 37 13 98.5 66 381 5.8 2 28 146 9 4
Career 63 63 50−13 1,550 2,345 66.1 18,991 8.1 151 37 105.8 238 1,189 5.0 8 95 606 26 10

PostseasonEdit

Year Team Games Passing Rushing
GP GS Record Cmp Att Pct Yds Avg TD Int Rtg Att Yds Avg TD
2017 KC DNP
2018 KC 2 2 1−1 43 72 59.7 573 8.0 3 0 98.9 5 19 3.8 1
2019 KC 3 3 3−0 72 112 64.3 901 8.0 10 2 111.5 24 135 5.6 2
2020 KC 3 3 2−1 76 117 65.0 850 7.3 4 2 90.8 13 52 4.0 1
2021 KC 2 2 2−0 63 83 75.9 782 9.4 8 1 131.7 10 98 9.8 1
Career 10 10 8−2 254 384 66.1 3,106 8.1 25 5 107.2 52 304 5.8 5

ReferencesEdit

  1. "NFL Passer Rating Career Leaders". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2021-09-16.
  2. "Patrick Mahomes II player profile". TexasTech.com. Retrieved 2022-01-26.
  3. "NFL Passing Touchdowns Single-Season Leaders". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved January 26, 2022.
  4. Gregory, Sean (January 20, 2020). "Patrick Mahomes Could Be Headed for NFL Icon Status at Super Bowl LIV". Time. Retrieved January 20, 2020.
  5. Palmer, Tod (April 29, 2017). "Father's big-league career provides insight, template for Patrick Mahomes II". The Kansas City Star. Retrieved November 13, 2017.
  6. Ojeda Jr., Louis (January 12, 2020). "Texas Tech's all-around athlete might be next sports superstar". Fox Sports. Retrieved November 14, 2016.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Magelssen, Tommy (March 13, 2014). "Texas Tech QB signee Patrick Mahomes tosses no-hitter, strikes out 16 – SportsDay". The Dallas Morning News. Archived from the original on January 29, 2015. Retrieved November 14, 2016.
  8. Stephen, Eric (February 1, 2020). "Patrick Mahomes is the latest MLB draftee to play in a Super Bowl". SBNation.com. Archived from the original on June 22, 2020. Retrieved December 12, 2020.