Patrick Mahomes is a quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs in the National Football League. He joined them in 2017 as the tenth choice in the NFL draft.
Since then, he’s been really important for the team. Mahomes is a big deal in the NFL right now and is expected to become one of the greatest quarterbacks ever.
Early life and career
Mahomes was born in Texas in 1995. His dad played baseball. Mahomes went to a Texas high school where he played football, baseball, and basketball. He practiced a lot and got better at being a quarterback. Mahomes was good at football and got attention from some colleges. He chose Texas Tech. He was also good at baseball, but he didn’t sign with a baseball team because he wanted to play college football.
Patrick Mahomes was a three-star football recruit ranked 12th among dual-threat quarterbacks. He committed to Texas Tech University and set records during his college career. In 2015, he threw for 4,653 yards, 36 touchdowns, and 15 interceptions, leading the Big 12 Conference. In 2016, he set numerous records in a high-scoring game. He finished his college career with impressive stats, earning awards including the Sammy Baugh Trophy and Academic All-America honors.
Mahomes declared for the 2017 NFL Draft after his college career, with a strong draft projection. He impressed at the Combine with a 60 mph pass, tied for the fastest recorded. He was a top-ranked quarterback prospect by various sources. The Kansas City Chiefs traded up to select him 10th overall, making him their first first-round quarterback pick since 1983.
Mahomes backed up Alex Smith in his rookie year, then became the Chiefs’ starter in 2018, throwing for 5,097 yards and 50 touchdowns, a historic feat. He won NFL MVP and Offensive Player of the Year awards. In 2019, he led the Chiefs to their first Super Bowl win in 50 years, earning Super Bowl MVP. He signed a record-breaking 10-year, $503 million contract in 2020. Reached a second consecutive Super Bowl in 2021, but lost. Chiefs also fell short in the 2021-22 playoffs against the Bengals.
In 2017, Chiefs signed Mahomes to a 4-year deal. He became starter in 2018, setting records, and winning MVP. Led Chiefs to 2019 Super Bowl win, named Super Bowl MVP. Signed historic 10-year, $503 million contract in 2020. Reached consecutive Super Bowls, winning in 2020, but losing in 2021. Restructured contract in 2021. Continued success in 2021 season, earning Pro Bowl nod. Impressive playoff performance. Appeared in third Super Bowl in 2023 against the Philadelphia Eagles.
He is a really good young NFL player. He played in two Super Bowls and won one in 2020. He also has two rings for being the AFC Champion in the conference championships.
Patrick Mahomes contact information
Patrick Mahomes II
c/o Kansas City Chiefs
One Arrowhead Drive
Kansas City, MO 64129
15 and the Mahomies Foundation
1701 Directors Boulevard
Austin, TX 78744