Kansas City Chiefs #15, Patrick Mahomes, is one of the most feared young quarterbacks in the NFL. He is the son of former Major League baseball pitcher Pat Mahomes and was born on September 17th, 1995.
Mahomes became the 2nd quarterback to be picked at the 2017 NFL Draft when he went 10th overall to the Kansas City Chiefs. Now, Patrick Mahomes is preparing for his 4th NFL season and will be looking to help the Kansas City Chiefs become the eighth side to win successive Super Bowls. Furthermore, the Chiefs shot caller will hope to help his side become the first team to defend a Super Bowl since the 2004 New England Patriots.
As per NFL.com, the Kansas City Chiefs’ quarterback has played 31 regular-season games and attempted 1,099 passes. Out of these, Mahomes has completed 724 passes for a 64.93% completion rate. In 3 seasons with only 2 as a starter, Mahomes has passed for a stunning 9,412 yards and thrown 76 touchdown passes.
Whilst rushing, Mahomes has made 110 attempts to go forward. The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback has gained 500 yards and registered 4 rushing touchdowns.
As per Pro Reference-Football, Patrick Mahomes has played in 5 post-season games and holds a 62.5% completion rate. The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback has 115 completions from 184 attempts. Furthermore, he has passed for 1,474 yards and recorded 13 touchdowns. Whilst going forwards, Mahomes has gained 154 yards and has notched up 3 touchdowns.
In his relatively short NFL career to date, Mahomes has claimed an impressive list of accolades. He has a Super Bowl with the Kansas City Chiefs at Super Bowl (LIV).
The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback is a 2×Pro Bowler (2018, 2019). In 2018, which was his first season as a starter with ‘The Legion of Zoom’, he led the NFL in passing touchdowns. In addition to this, he claimed the NFL Offensive Player of the year Award and the NFL MVP.
Mahomes put in a series of clutch performances in the 2019 NFL Playoffs to help the Kansas City Chiefs advance to their first Super Bowl appearance in 50 years. At the game in Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, he threw 2 touchdown passes to help his side claw back and overcome a 10 point deficit and beat the San Francisco 49ers 31-20.
As per stats from Pro Football Reference, the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback passed for 286 yards completing 26/42 passes. Earlier in the game, he even notched up a 1-yard rushing touchdown.
As a result of this seriously impressive performance for the Kansas City Chiefs, Patrick Mahomes claimed the Super Bowl MVP award too.
Following the Super Bowl-winning season, Mahomes inked a 10-year contract extension worth $477 million with another $26 million in potential bonuses for a total of $503 million. This comes in as the largest contract in sporting history. He is the first half-billion-dollar athlete in sports history.
The 2018 NFL MVP has racked up significant numbers heading through the 2020 season with 1,687 passing attempts and 1,114 passing completions in his relatively nascent run. Moreover, he comes in with a 114-24 TD-INT rate and 14,152 passing yards under his belt.
Apart from his chops as an offensive tyrant in the league, he’s in the running for league MVP once again in 2020 and has a collegiate trophy case that spans all the way back to 2013 with the MaxPreps Male Athlete of the year award.
In the offseason between his MVP and Super Bowl-winning seasons, the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback dabbled in philanthropic work. He set up the 15 and the Mahomies Foundation to improve the lives of young children. It will pay attention to initiatives that focus on health, wellness, communities in need of resources, and other charitable causes.
In keeping with his popular #15 jersey, Patrick Mahomes labeled his foundation’s signature program ’15 for 15′. This will see the 15 and the Mahomies Foundation support 15 charitable organizations. Last November, the foundation gave away $15,000 each to 15 charities in Kansas City.
Per Forbes, Mahomes hosts an All-Star roster of sponsors including the likes of Adidas and Bose. In addition to this, as per Bloomberg, he has endorsement deals with Oakley, Essentia Water, Hy-Vee, State Farm, and DirecTV. Furthermore, Mahomes is the cover athlete for Madden NFL 20.
His first post-Super Bowl endorsement is with BioSteel Sports Nutrition, which signed the QB to a multiplayer deal. Mahomes received an undisclosed equity stake in the emerging sports nutrition brand and eschewed any cash compensation. The 25-year-old was introduced to BioSteel’s nutrition powders and drinks by his longtime trainer, Bobby Stroupe.
Instagram – @patrickmahomes
|Height||6ft 3 in|
|Endorsements||Adidas, Hunt, Oakley, Essentia Water, Hy-Vee, State Farm, Direct TV, BioSteel Sports Nutrition|
|Major Achievements||Super Bowl Champion and MVP (LIV) |
NFL MVP (2018)
NFL Offensive Player of the Year (2018)
NFL passing touchdowns leader (2018)