107 Facts About Patrick Mahomes


Patrick Lavon Mahomes II was born on September 17,1995 and is an American football quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League.


Patrick Mahomes was selected 10th overall by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2017 NFL Draft.


Patrick Mahomes spent his rookie season as the backup to Alex Smith.


Patrick Mahomes was named the starter in 2018 after the Chiefs traded Smith to the Washington Redskins.


That season, Patrick Mahomes threw for 5,097 yards, 50 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions.


Patrick Mahomes became the only quarterback in history to throw for more than 5,000 yards in a single season in both college and in the NFL.


Patrick Mahomes joined Peyton Manning as the only players in NFL history to throw for 5,000 yards and 50 passing touchdowns in the same season.


Patrick Mahomes is one of four black quarterbacks to win the AP MVP award.


Patrick Mahomes was awarded the Super Bowl MVP for his performance, the second black quarterback and youngest overall to do so.


Patrick Mahomes is the third African-American quarterback to win a Super Bowl.


In 2020, Patrick Mahomes signed a 10-year contract extension worth $477 million with another $26 million in potential bonuses, for a total of $503 million, making it the third-largest known contract in sporting history.


Since becoming the Chiefs' starting quarterback, Patrick Mahomes has led the team to five consecutive AFC Championship Game appearances from the 2018 season through the 2022 season, which is tied for second place with Ken Stabler for the most consecutive conference championship game appearances by a quarterback.


Patrick Mahomes was born on September 17,1995, in Tyler, Texas.


Patrick Mahomes's father is Pat Mahomes, a former MLB pitcher.


Patrick Mahomes believes that training in pitching and playing basketball improved his quarterback skills.


Patrick Mahomes received offers from Texas Tech, Rice, and Houston.


Patrick Mahomes was a top prospect for the 2014 Major League Baseball draft, but was not expected to be selected high due to his commitment to Texas Tech.


Patrick Mahomes was selected by the Detroit Tigers in the 37th round of the 2014 MLB Draft, but did not sign a contract.


Patrick Mahomes entered his freshman season at Texas Tech as a backup to Davis Webb.


Patrick Mahomes saw his first career action against Oklahoma State after Webb left the game with an injury, completing two of five passes for 20 yards for one touchdown and an interception.


Patrick Mahomes completed 13 of 21 passes for 109 yards in the game.


Patrick Mahomes remained the starter for the season's final three games.


Patrick Mahomes split time with the Texas Tech baseball team, where he was a relief pitcher.


Patrick Mahomes began his sophomore season at Texas Tech as the starting quarterback.


Patrick Mahomes recorded ten games going over 350 passing yards, including four games going over 400.


Patrick Mahomes appeared in three games as a baseball player, recording no hits in two at bats, and three runs allowed, as a pitcher.


Patrick Mahomes averaged 442.5 passing yards per game that month, which included a 540-yard game against Arizona State in the Red Raiders' second game.


Patrick Mahomes broke the NCAA FBS records for single-game total offense with 819 yards.


Patrick Mahomes tied the NCAA record for single game passing yards with 734.


Patrick Mahomes fell one short of the record for most attempts at 88.


Patrick Mahomes finished the season leading the country in yards per game, passing yards, total offense, points responsible for, and total touchdowns.


Patrick Mahomes was named an Academic All-America second team by the College Sports Information Directors of America.


Patrick Mahomes announced on January 3,2017, that he would forgo his last year of college eligibility and enter the NFL Draft.


Patrick Mahomes was projected to be a first or second round pick by the majority of analysts and scouts.


Patrick Mahomes became one of the fastest rising prospects during the draft process and had 18 private workouts and official team visits, the most for any prospect in 2017.


Patrick Mahomes was the first quarterback selected by the Chiefs in the first round since selecting Todd Blackledge seventh overall in the 1983 NFL Draft.


On January 30,2018, the Chiefs announced they had agreed to trade Smith to the Washington Redskins, elevating Patrick Mahomes as starting quarterback.


Patrick Mahomes threw for 256 yards and four touchdowns with no interceptions and a 127.5 passer rating and was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week.


Patrick Mahomes's 478 passing yards were the most for a single game by any quarterback for the 2018 season.


Patrick Mahomes finished second in passing yards to Ben Roethlisberger.


Patrick Mahomes became the first Chief since Len Dawson in 1966 to lead the league in passing touchdowns.


Patrick Mahomes threw for 278 yards with no interceptions and rushed for one touchdown.


Patrick Mahomes was named the NFL MVP, the first winner for the Chiefs in franchise history.


Patrick Mahomes was ranked as the fourth-best player by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2019.


In week 2 against the Oakland Raiders, Patrick Mahomes threw for 278 yards and four touchdowns in the second quarter alone, the most passing yards in any quarter since 2008.


Patrick Mahomes finished the game with 443 yards, and was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week.


Patrick Mahomes dislocated his patella in week 7 against the Denver Broncos.


Patrick Mahomes was initially expected to miss at least three weeks.


Patrick Mahomes ran for a career-high 59 yards, but threw for a career-low with 182 yards in the Chiefs' week 11 victory over the Chargers.


In week 16 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday Night Football, Patrick Mahomes celebrated by counting to 10 on his fingers, alluding to the fact that he was the 10th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft and that the Bears could have drafted him with the second pick instead of Mitchell Trubisky.


Patrick Mahomes finished the season with 4,031 yards and 26 touchdowns with only five interceptions.


Patrick Mahomes was selected to the 2020 Pro Bowl, though he did not play due to his participation in Super Bowl LIV.


Patrick Mahomes threw for 321 yards and five touchdowns and rushed for 53 yards.


Patrick Mahomes asked his coaching staff to call the play Jet Chip Wasp, and successfully completed a deep pass to Tyreek Hill for 44 yards.


Patrick Mahomes threw for 286 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for another 29 yards and one touchdown and was named Super Bowl MVP.


Patrick Mahomes was the youngest quarterback and third-youngest player in NFL history to earn the award.


Patrick Mahomes was ranked fourth by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2020.


Patrick Mahomes became the first professional athlete to have a half-billion dollar contract.


Patrick Mahomes was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week.


Patrick Mahomes was again named AFC Offensive Player of the Week.


Patrick Mahomes rested for week 17 after the Chiefs locked up home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.


Patrick Mahomes finished the 2020 season with 4,740 passing yards, 38 touchdowns and six interceptions.


Patrick Mahomes was named to the Pro Bowl for his accomplishments in the 2020 season.


Patrick Mahomes became the youngest quarterback to start in three straight AFC Championships.


The Chiefs' injury-ravaged offensive line was no match for the Buccaneers' pass rush defense, as Patrick Mahomes was pressured on a Super Bowl record 29 of 56 dropbacks while being sacked three times and hit twice.


Three days after the Super Bowl, Patrick Mahomes underwent surgery to repair a turf toe injury he suffered in the divisional round game against the Browns.


Patrick Mahomes was named as the top-ranked player in the NFL by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2021.


On March 12,2021, Patrick Mahomes restructured his contract to save the Chiefs $17 million in salary cap space.


The Chiefs' three points were the fewest points a Patrick Mahomes-led team scored since he became the starter.


Patrick Mahomes had two fumbles in the second half which gave him the most turnovers he has had in a season only seven games into the season.


Patrick Mahomes joined Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterbacks Joe Montana, Dan Marino, and Peyton Manning as quarterbacks that accomplished the feat.


Patrick Mahomes finished the regular season with 4,839 yards, 37 touchdowns, 13 interceptions, and a 98.5 quarterback rating.


Patrick Mahomes earned a Pro Bowl nomination for the 2021 season.


Patrick Mahomes's 404 passing yards set a franchise record for passing yards in a playoff game.


Patrick Mahomes was ranked eighth by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2022.


Patrick Mahomes had a quarterback rating of 144.2, the 3rd highest of his career and his best since 2020.


Patrick Mahomes was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week for his week 1 performance.


In week 7 against the San Francisco 49ers, Patrick Mahomes threw for 423 yards and three touchdowns, his seventh career 400-yard game.


In week 8 against the Tennessee Titans, Patrick Mahomes set single-game franchise records for pass completions and pass attempts in a single game.


Patrick Mahomes was named to his fifth Pro Bowl for the season.


Patrick Mahomes reached 5,000 passing yards on the season in a Week 17 win against the Denver Broncos for the second time in his career.


Patrick Mahomes set the NFL record for most total yards in a season by a quarterback with 5,608.


Patrick Mahomes broke his own Chiefs' franchise record for passing yards in a season with 5,250.


Patrick Mahomes was awarded his second career Super Bowl MVP for his efforts.


Patrick Mahomes finished the season as the Most Valuable Player, and was the league leader in both passing yards and passing touchdowns, becoming the first player in NFL history to achieve all four feats in a season.


Ahead of Super Bowl LVII, which was the first Super Bowl to feature two black starting quarterbacks as the Chiefs faced off against Jalen Hurts and the Philadelphia Eagles, Patrick Mahomes acknowledged that his creative playing style was inspired by that of Negro league baseball players, especially Satchel Paige, who likewise inspired his father's baseball playing style.


Patrick Mahomes' father Pat is a former Major League Baseball pitcher.


Patrick Mahomes is the godson of former Major League pitcher LaTroy Hawkins, who was his father's teammate on the Minnesota Twins.


Patrick Mahomes has a younger brother, Jackson, who is a social media influencer.


On September 1,2020, Patrick Mahomes proposed to Brittany Matthews, his high school sweetheart, in a suite in Arrowhead Stadium, the day Patrick Mahomes received his Super Bowl LIV championship ring.


Patrick Mahomes is a co-owner of the Kansas City Current, a women's professional soccer team.


Patrick Mahomes will be featured in the NFL Films and Netflix sports documentary series Quarterback, alongside other NFL quarterbacks Kirk Cousins and Marcus Mariota.


Patrick Mahomes's mother said he found his faith when he was in middle school, where he was involved with a youth group at his church.


Patrick Mahomes has participated in several celebrity tournaments, including the American Century Championship since 2020.


Patrick Mahomes participated in the 2022 edition of The Match alongside Josh Allen losing to Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers.


Patrick Mahomes signed an endorsement contract with Helzberg Diamonds who released a line of necklaces featuring his logo.


Patrick Mahomes was named the cover athlete for Madden NFL 20, becoming the first Chiefs player to be on the cover.


Patrick Mahomes would be named the Madden cover athlete again, along with Tom Brady, two years later for Madden NFL 22.


In 2022, Patrick Mahomes appeared in a commercial for Coors Light.


Patrick Mahomes worked with the Chiefs to encourage players to vote.


Patrick Mahomes joined LeBron James' Rock the Vote initiative to encourage people to register and vote.


Patrick Mahomes was named to Time 100's list of most influential people of 2020 and 2023.


In 2020, Patrick Mahomes joined the Kansas City Royals ownership group as a minority stakeholder.


Patrick Mahomes is a member of an ownership group of an upcoming professional pickleball team based in Miami, Florida.


Patrick Mahomes joined the ownership group of the NWSL's Kansas City Current in 2023.


Patrick Mahomes's wife has been a member of the ownership group since the team was established.


In 2021, Patrick Mahomes became an investor in a group to expand the Whataburger fast food restaurant franchise to Missouri and Kansas.