Patrick Lavon Mahomes II (born 17 September 1995), known professionally as Patrick Mahomes II, is a gifted quarterback of Kansas Chief from the United States.
After beginning his football career as a quarterback at ‘Texas Tech University,’ Mahomes moved on to play for the ‘NFL”s ‘Kansas City Chiefs,’ where he was picked in the 2017 ‘NFL Draft.’ During the 2018 ‘NFL’ season, Patrick Mahomes II became only the third player in league history to throw for 50 touchdowns in a single season.
He was named to the ‘First Team All-Pro’ and ‘AFC–NFC Pro Bowl’ all-star games as a consequence of his performance. He was selected ‘AFC Offensive Player of the Year’ at the ‘101 Awards’ the same year.
|Patrick Mahomes II|
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Patrick Lavon Mahomes II|
|Stage Name:||Patrick Mahomes II|
|Born:||17 September 1995 (age 26 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Tyler, Texas, United States|
|Parents:||Randi Martin, Pat Mahomes|
|Siblings:||Jackson Mahomes, Mia Randall|
|Wife • Spouse:||Not Married|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||Brittany Matthews|
|Children:||Sterling Skye Mahomes|
|Net Worth:||US$40 million|
Patrick Mahomes II was born in Tyler, Texas, on September 17, 1995, to Randi Martin 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 an outstanding football record in his senior year of high school.
15 rushing scores, 50 passing touchdowns, 948 rushing yards, and 4,619 passing yards were among his achievements. He was also a skilled baseball player. He pitched a no-hitter with 16 strikeouts in a contest as a pitcher.
Following that, the American website ‘MaxPreps’ awarded him ‘Male Athlete of the Year.’
Patrick Mahomes II enrolled in Texas Tech University after graduating from high school. The ‘Detroit Tigers’ selected him in the 2014 ‘Major League Baseball’ draft. He did not sign with the ‘Detroit Tigers,’ however since he desired to play football.
The ‘Oklahoma State Cowboys’ of the Oklahoma State University were Patrick Mahomes II‘s first collegiate football opponents. He was brought in to fill the position of injured quarterback Davis Matthew Webb.
He started his first game for the University of Texas at Austin against the ‘Texas Longhorns.’ Patrick Mahomes II was kept as the starter for the final three games of the season after completing 13 of 21 passes in his debut game. He passed for 598 yards and six passing touchdowns in one of his games against the ‘Baylor Bears’ of ‘Baylor University.’
He was rated the second-best quarterback by ‘Sports Illustrated,’ third-best by ‘ESPN,’ and fourth-best by ‘NFL Selection Scout’ prior to the draft. He was one of the most sought-after players in the draft because of his outstanding collegiate record.
The ‘Kansas City Chiefs’ eventually selected him in the first round of the draft. Since Todd Alan Blackledge in the 1983 ‘NFL Draft,’ he became the first quarterback taken in the first round by the Missouri-based squad. He signed a US$16.42 million contract with the ‘Chiefs’ on July 20, 2017. He made his starting debut against the ‘Denver Broncos,’ and aided the ‘Chiefs’ in their victory.
The ‘Chiefs’ announced on January 30, 2018, that they will trade a regular starter, Alex Smith. The team’s choice to trade Alex Smith allowed Patrick Mahomes II the chance to start the entire season as a quarterback.
He tossed four touchdown passes in his first game as a regular starting quarterback, helping his team defeat the ‘Los Angeles Chargers.’ He was selected ‘AFC Offensive Player of the Week’ for his outstanding performance.
He set the ‘NFL’ record for most touchdown passes in a quarterback’s first three games in a game against the ‘Steelers.’
He also set a new ‘NFL’ record for most touchdown passes thrown in the first two weeks of the season in the same game. He was voted ‘AFC Offensive Player of the Week’ for the second week in a row, making him the first quarterback to earn two consecutive ‘player of the week’ titles since 2011.
Patrick Mahomes II had 304 passing yards, a rushing score, and a throwing touchdown in a win against the ‘Denver Broncos’ in his fourth week as a starting quarterback. Despite his four passing touchdowns, 352 passing yards, and two interceptions, his team lost to the ‘New England Patriots’ in the sixth week.
The ‘Chiefs’ responded by defeating the ‘Cincinnati Bengals’ in the next game. He had four passing touchdowns, 358 passing yards, and one interception in the contest. In the following game, he threw for four touchdowns, one interception, and 303 yards in a win against the ‘Denver Broncos.’
Patrick Mahomes II became the second quarterback in NFL history to reach 50 passing touchdowns and 5,000 passing yards while playing against the ‘Oakland Raiders’ in the 17th week of the 2018 season. He’s also one of only seven players in NFL history to pass for 5,000 yards in a single season.
He had 278 passing yards and one rushing score in the game against the ‘Colts,’ helping the ‘Chiefs’ win their first home playoff game since 1993. With the victory, the ‘Chiefs’ qualified for their first ‘AFC Championship’ game since 1993. The club, however, was defeated in the championship game by the ‘New England Patriots.’
Family & Personal Life
Brittany Matthews, a former soccer player, is Patrick Mahomes II‘s girlfriend. Brittany met Mahomes when they were both in high school and now works as a personal fitness trainer.
Patrick Mahomes II and his buddies were robbed at gunpoint in Tyler, Texas on May 12, 2017. Officials eventually apprehended the suspects.
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This American football quarterback, Patrick Mahomes II has a net worth of roughly US$40 million.