Patrick Mahomes II Makes His Way in Pro Football

Patrick Mahomes II will make his NFL debut in Week 17 of the 2017 season with the Kansas City Chiefs and figures to be their quarterback of the future.  He was a first-round draft choice (10th overall pick) of the Chiefs out of Texas Tech in the 2017 NFL Draft.

He is the son of Pat Mahomes Sr., a former major-league pitcher during 1992 to 2003.  Appearing as a relief pitcher for most of his 11 seasons, Mahomes Sr. compiled a career record of 43-29 and 5.47 ERA.  He made a post-season appearance with the New York Mets in 1999.

Mahomes Jr. was a star baseball player in high school.  He was selected by the Detroit Tigers in the 37th round of the 2014 MLB Draft, but decided to pursue a football career instead.

For more information about Pat Mahomes Jr. and his father, follow the link below from kansascity.com:

http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article192126014.html

 

 

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