In today’s “embrace debate” culture we live in, there’s hardly anything we can all universally agree on. One of those few things is this: Patrick Mahomes is good at football. Can we agree?
In his first two seasons in the NFL, he’s racked up an regular season MVP and and a Super Bowl win (while also being the Super Bowl MVP). He parlayed that into a nice little contract for half a billion dollars. Not too bad for a 24 year old.
Let’s look at the numbers from Mahomes two full seasons at Texas Tech (per Sports Reference):
Now, let’s check out his first two years as the starting QB for the Chiefs (per Sports Reference):
So, we’re looking at 163 touchdowns, 47 interceptions, and over 20,664 yards in the previous FOUR seasons. For all of you math majors out there, this is what we’re looking at average-wise for Patty Mahomes:
Final chart here, let’s get an idea of the average season for an NFL quarterback the past 10 years (per Pro Football Reference):
You’re reading that right, Patrick Mahomes’ average season the past four season is 15 touchdowns, 1 INT, and 1265 yards better than the highest (by average) NFL season in the past 10 years. Simply mind blowing.
Therefore, with all of the aformentioned research and analytics; we are here to say…Patrick Mahomes is good at football.