68 Facts About Patrick Mahomes

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

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

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

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Patrick Mahomes is one of four African-American quarterbacks to win the AP MVP award.

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

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

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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 second-largest known contract in sporting history.

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Patrick Mahomes's dad, Pat Mahomes, was an MLB pitcher at the time.

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9.

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

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10.

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.

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

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12.

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

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13.

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.

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

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15.

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

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16.

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

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

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18.

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

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19.

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

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20.

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

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21.

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

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22.

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

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23.

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

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24.

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

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25.

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

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26.

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.

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27.

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.

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28.

Patrick Mahomes threw for 256 yards and four touchdowns with no interceptions and a 127.

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29.

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

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30.

Patrick Mahomes finished second in passing yards to Ben Roethlisberger.

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31.

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

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

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33.

Patrick Mahomes was named to the 2019 Pro Bowl, he was named First Team All–Pro, 2019 Best NFL Player ESPY Award, and was named Kansas City Club 101 Awards AFC Offensive Player of the Year.

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34.

Patrick Mahomes was named the NFL MVP, the first ever winner for the Chiefs.

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35.

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

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36.

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.

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

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38.

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

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39.

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

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40.

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.

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41.

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

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42.

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

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43.

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.

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44.

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

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45.

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

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46.

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

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47.

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

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

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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.

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50.

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.

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51.

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.

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52.

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

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53.

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

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54.

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

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55.

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

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56.

Patrick Mahomes has a younger brother, Jackson, who is a notable internet celebrity.

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57.

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

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58.

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.

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59.

Patrick Mahomes is an avid gamer, primarily playing the Call of Duty series of video games online.

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60.

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

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61.

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

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62.

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

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

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64.

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

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

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

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67.

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

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

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