|Chance of Injury in 2020:||21%|
|Chance of Injury per Game:||1.5%|
|Projected Games missed for 2020:||0.7|
Patrick Mahomes became gifted with good genetics as his father (Pat) was a professional pitcher for several major league teams, including the Twins, Red Sox, Mets, Rangers, Cubs, and Pirates. His son Patrick was born in Texas.
Mahomes attended Whitehouse High, where he was a 3-sport athlete: football, baseball, and basketball. Max Preps recognized his talent and named Mahomes the Male Athlete of the Year in 2013-14. In baseball. Mahomes threw a no-hitter striking out 16 batters. While playing football, Mahomes threw for over 4,600 yards, 50 TDs. He added another 948 yards with 15 scores in his senior season.
Mahomes was considered a three-star football recruit and the 12th best dual-threat quarterback in his class. He chose to go to Texas Tech University and was so talented that he was also drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 2014 MLB draft, but decided not to sign, attending college instead.
Mahomes' freshman season saw him serve as a backup to Davis Webb, and eventually got his first start and remained the starter for the final three games of the season. He finished the season with 16 touchdowns and just four interceptions with 1,547 yards passing.
In his sophomore season (2015), he remained the starter and would throw for 4,635 yards and 36 scores with just 15 interceptions. He saw little action in the baseball season, appearing in three games and allowing three runs as a pitcher.
In 2016, Mahomes announced his baseball career was over and as he planned to only focus on football. He set multiple records, including a single-game total offense of 819 yards and tied a record for single-game passing yards with 734. By the end, Mahomes threw for 5,052 yards with 41 touchdowns and ten interceptions.
Mahomes would forgo his senior season and enter the 2018 NFL Draft. At the NFL scouting combine, Mahomes threw passes that were clocked at the highest ever speed, 60 mph, and r…
|Oct 17, 2019||NFL||Knee Patella Dislocation||Suffered a knee injury on a 4th-and-1 conversion in the second quarter|
|Oct 22, 2016||Non-NFL||Hand Wrist Fracture||Mahomes' injury was to the scaphoid bone in his left wrist. He played the final 5 games of the 2016 season with that injury.|