Patrick Mahomes’ Father Described His Super Bowl Win As ‘Gratifying’; Reflects On His Son’s Struggles On Path to Becoming MVP

Published 06/19/2022, 4:17 PM EDT
Nov 7, 2021; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) greets fans as he leaves the field after the game against the Green Bay Packers at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports| Credit: Reuters

As Patrick Mahomes won the Super Bowl in 2020 with the Kansas City Chiefs, fans erupted in joy; including his father. The QB’s father admired and celebrated his win and struggles to become the MVP in the league. Mahomes had an exceptional season with the Chiefs in 2020, consequently, clinching the Super Bowl title.

Moreover, reflecting on his son’s win, Mahomes’ father said, “It’s been gratifying for him to get a chance. How hard he worked in the offseason and for him to get a chance and play in this game. I’m just glad he was successful with it.”

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Jan 30, 2022; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) reacts after their loss to the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Championship Game against the Kansas City Chiefs at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. The Cincinnati Bengals won 27-24. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters

He added saying, “It’s all part of the game. There’s gonna be highs there’s gon be lows. You know how you deal with it reveals what type of person you are.”  Consequently, the Chiefs‘ QB’s father looked emphatically proud of his what his son has accomplished.

How did Patrick Mahomes do in the 2020 NFL season and his road to becoming the MVP

After being signed six years ago by the Kansas City Chiefs, the QB has been on a roll for them. Moreover, in Super Bowl LV, Mahomes became the youngest quarterback in NFL history at 25 years and 143 days to start in two Super Bowls.

By doing this, he surpassed Seattle’s Russell Wilson, who was 26 years and 64 days old at the time of his second Super Bowl start XLIX.

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Mahomes recorded 4,740 passing yards in 2020; his third-consecutive season with 4,000+ passing yards. He became the third player in NFL history with 4,000+ passing yards in three of his first four seasons. Therefore, joining QB Peyton Manning and QB Dan Marino.

Jan 23, 2022; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) passing against the Buffalo Bills during overtime in the AFC Divisional playoff football game at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports| Reuters

Additionally, along with 38 passing touchdowns in 2020; he became the seventh player in NFL history to throw for 4,500+ passing yards and 35+ passing touchdowns multiple times in his career. To sum up, winning the Super Bowl and becoming an MVP filled Mahomes’ father’s heart with gratitude.

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Ayush Jha

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Ayush Jha is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. He is a current graduate of the University of Delhi and has worked on publishing academic research in the past. To fulfill his enthusiasm for covering sports, he started following the NFL and developed a keen interest.

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