Do you know what year Patrick Mahomes graduated from Texas Tech? If you’re a fan of the Kansas City Chiefs, then you probably do. But for those of us who are less familiar with the NFL superstar, his story is pretty fascinating.
Mahomes was born in 1993 and graduated from high school in 2011. He then went on to play college football at texas tech where he led the Red Raiders to a bowl game in his senior year. After being drafted by the Chiefs
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Patrick Mahomes’ Early Life
Patrick Mahomes was born on September 17, 1995, in Tyler, Texas. He grew up playing a variety of sports, including baseball, basketball, and football. Mahomes attended Whitehouse High School, where he played football and baseball. In football, he was a three-year starter and was named the district’s Most Valuable Player as a senior. Mahomes graduated from texas tech university in 2019 with a degree in business management.
Patrick Mahomes II was born in Tyler, Texas, on September 17, 1995, to Randi (Martin) Mahomes, a former softball player, and Pat Mahomes Sr., a former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher. His mother is white and his father is black. Raised in Whitehouse, a suburb of Tyler, Mahomes began playing football at the age of five. He played quarterback for his youth team the Daervettes and running back for the Whitehouse Wildcats high school football team. As a senior at Whitehouse High School, he threw for 5,140 yards and 50 touchdowns, ran for 810 yards and 12 touchdowns, and was named the District 16-4A Offensive Player of the Year.
Mahomes’ high school career
Mahomes attended Whitehouse High School in Whitehouse, Texas. As a senior in 2010–11, he led his basketball team to a 28–3 record and the Class 4A state semifinals. He also played football and was named the district’s offensive most valuable player (MVP) as a senior quarterback after passing for 3,569 yards and 45 touchdowns with just five interceptions. Mahomes was recruited by several Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) programs, including Mississippi State, Oregon State, TCU, and Vanderbilt, but he chose to play college football at texas tech University.
Patrick Mahomes’ College Career
Patrick Mahomes played college football at texas tech from 2014-2016. He was a 3-star recruit coming out of Whitehouse High School. Mahomes was not highly recruited, but he chose to play for Texas Tech because of their Air Raid offense.During his time at Tech, Mahomes became one of the most prolific quarterbacks in college football history. He holds numerous records, including most passing yards in a single season. Mahomes led the Red Raiders to a bowl game in each of his three seasons. He was named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year and a consensus All-American in 2016. Mahomes graduated from Texas Tech in 2017 with a degree in business management.
Mahomes’ freshman year
In 2014, Mahomes’ freshman year, he only started in one game. He completed 19 of 34 passes for 185 yards and one touchdown in a loss against the University of Oklahoma.
Mahomes’ sophomore year
Mahomes’ sophomore year, he threw for 4,653 yards and 36 touchdowns. He also ran for 12 touchdowns. That year, he led the Red Raiders to an 8-5 record and a win in the Texas Bowl.
Mahomes’ junior year
Patrick Mahomes’ junior year was his breakout season. He led the nation in passing yards (5,052) and total offense (5,109), while also throwing 41 TDs and just 10 INTs. He was named a consensus All-American, the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year and a finalist for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award.
Patrick Mahomes’ NFL Career
Patrick Mahomes is an American football quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He is the son of former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher Pat Mahomes. He was born and raised in Tyler, Texas. He attended Whitehouse High School, where he played baseball and football.
Mahomes’ rookie year
Patrick Mahomes II was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft. He would go on to have an amazing rookie year, winning the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award.
Mahomes’ sophomore year
In his sophomore year, Mahomes became the first Red Raider to throw for over 5,000 yards in a season, finishing the year with 5,052 passing yards and 41 touchdowns. He also ran for 12 touchdowns. That season, he led the Red Raiders to an 8-5 record and a win over LSU in the 2016 Texas Bowl.
Mahomes’ junior year
In Mahomes’ junior year, he threw for 5,052 yards, 41 touchdowns, and 10 interceptions. He also ran for 12 touchdowns. That year, he led the Red Raiders to an 8-5 record and a win in the Texas Bowl. He was named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year and a First Team All-American by the Sporting News. Following the season, he decided to forgo his senior year and declare for the NFL Draft.