Patrick Lavon Mahomes II is a quarterback for the National Football League’s Kansas City Chiefs (NFL). Individually, the 26-year-old Super Bowl winner has won a few trophies. He’s famous for his offensive plays, passing scores, and Ludacris long passes, which have set season yardage records.
Early Life of Patrick Mahomes
On September 17, 1995, Patrick Mahomes II was born in Tyler, Texas, to Randi and Pat Mahomes, a former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher. Apart from American football, he attended ‘Whitehouse High School’ in Texas and played baseball and basketball.
He had a fantastic football record in his senior year of high school. His achievements were fifteen running scores, 50 passing touchdowns, 948 rushing yards, and 4,619 throwing yards. He was also a skilled baseball player. Mahomes enrolled in Texas Tech University after graduating from high school. He was selected in the 2014 ‘Major League Baseball’ draught.
After graduating from high school, Mahomes attended ‘Texas Tech University and was picked by the ‘Detroit Tigers’ in the 2014 ‘Major League Baseball draught. However, he did not sign with the ‘Detroit Tigers’ because he preferred football.
Career of Patrick Mahomes
Mahomes’ first collegiate football opponents were the ‘Oklahoma State Cowboys’ of the ‘Oklahoma State University.’ He was signed to take over for injured quarterback Davis Matthew Webb.
He started his first game for the ‘University of Texas at Austin against the ‘Texas Longhorns.’ After hitting 13 of 21 passes in his debut match, Mahomes was maintained as the beginning for the next three games of the season. He passed for 598 yards and six passing touchdowns in one of his games against the ‘Baylor Bears’ of ‘Baylor University.’
On January 3, 2017, he stated that he would join the ‘NFL Draft’ later that year. He was ranked the second-best quarterback by ‘Sports Illustrated,’ third-best by ‘ESPN,’ and fourth-best by ‘NFL Selection Scout’ before the draught. Because of his stellar collegiate record, he became one of the most sought-after players in the draught. ‘Arizona Cardinals,’ ‘New Orleans Saints,’ ‘Cincinnati Bengals,’ ‘Los Angeles Chargers,’ ‘Chicago Bears,’ ‘Pittsburgh Steelers,’ and ‘Cleveland Browns,’ among others, had 18 private workouts and visits.’ The ‘Kansas City Chiefs’ finally picked him in the first round of the draught.
Mahomes made his first postseason appearance as a starting quarterback on January 12, 2019. He had 278 passing yards and one running score against the ‘Colts,’ helping the ‘Chiefs’ win their first home playoff game since 1993. The Chiefs’ are eligible at their first ‘AFC Championship’ match since 1993 with the win. The club, however, was defeated in the final game by the ‘New England Patriots.’
Personal Life of Patrick Mahomes
Patrick Lavon Mahomes, his father, is a former professional baseball pitcher who spent time with many organizations in ‘Major League Baseball.’ LaTroy Hawkins, a former colleague and close friend of his father, is his godfather. Mahomes frequently posts photos of his younger sister Mia and younger brother Jackson on his Instagram feed.
Brittany Matthews, a former soccer player, is Mahomes’ girlfriend. Brittany met Mahomes while in high school and now works as a personal fitness trainer. Mahomes and his buddies were robbed at gunpoint in Tyler, Texas, on May 12, 2017. Officials eventually apprehended the suspects.
Net Worth of Patrick Mahomes
Patrick Mahomes’s net worth is estimated at $30 million.
Physical Appearance of Patrick Mahomes
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