64 Motivating Patrick Mahomes Quotes

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Patrick Mahomes is an American football quarterback of the National Football League for the Kansas City Chiefs. He is from a family of sports background and is the son of former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher named Pat Mahomes.

In the beginning, Patrick played college baseball and college football at Texas Tech University. Later he quit baseball and focuses on football. And in his young age, he led all NCAA Division I FBS players in various categories.

Moreover, He was the tenth overall selection by the Kansas City Chiefs when he entered the 2017 NFL Draft. His history shows dedication and interest in football.

Throughout his life, he learned many things that are presented as quotes by him. Here are a few of the Patrick Mahomes quotes that will help you in every step of life.

The Vince Lombardi Trophy after winning Super Bowl LIV
The Vince Lombardi Trophy after winning Super Bowl LIV

“No one really sees pro athletes behind the scenes. They don’t know how hard they work. They don’t see how you work on the basics. They couldn’t possibly know. You wouldn’t think that someone who hits like Alex Rodriguez needs to use a tee every day. But that’s how he stayed on top of it.”— Patrick Mahomes

“East Texas isn’t known for producing quarterbacks. I was never really on the football circuit. I wasn’t the type of guy that put my name out there.”— Patrick Mahomes

“Coach Reid is a great teacher. He understands how people learn, understands how to get people to get the concept of what the play is and why we’re running it.”— Patrick Mahomes

“I didn’t start playing football a lot until I was in high school. I played it in seventh and eighth grade, but I didn’t play Pop Warner or anything.”— Patrick Mahomes

“Definitely, as a competitor, you want to get out there and play.”— Patrick Mahomes

“The furthest I have even thrown the ball was 85 yards. But I had a little wind at my back, so I don’t claim that one.”— Patrick Mahomes

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“I feel like, even if something goes wrong, I have confidence in myself and my team that we’ll fix it.”— Patrick Mahomes

“I was that little kid: I was the one that was looking up to athletes and getting to see them and getting to be a part of it, and I remember those experiences.”— Patrick Mahomes

“Playing the scout-team quarterback in practice really helped develop my game.”— Patrick Mahomes

“I love this game.”— Patrick Mahomes

“You dream of your first NFL start when you’re a little kid, playing football in the backyard, but until you get there, you never know what to expect.”—- Patrick Mahomes

“I want to be great.”— Patrick Mahomes

“I was a good student and stuff like that.”— Patrick Mahomes

“I’ve been a fan of ketchup for as long as I can remember, and the thick, rich flavor of Hunt’s ketchup delivers every time.”— Patrick Mahomes

“When you play the Oakland Raiders when you’re the Kansas City Chiefs, you know they’re going to come out with that mentality that they’re going to win. They’re going to come out fighting. It’s a rivalry game.”— Patrick Mahomes

“You can’t have a good Thanksgiving meal without a little bit of ketchup on the side.”— Patrick Mahomes

“Any dog can be aggressive; it’s basically the way they’re raised.”— Patrick Mahomes

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“When you go into a game, and there’s something that was drawn up the way it was supposed to be drawn up, and you missed the throw or the catch, as a receiver, it’s something where you feel bad about that. You can always regret just missing it, but as a football player, you have to move on to the next play.”— Patrick Mahomes

“I think, as quarterback and as a football player, you always want to get better.”—- Patrick Mahomes

“It’s not like I mean to throw no-look passes. I think it kind of happens out of instinct. As I do it, I’m like, ‘Dang, I didn’t even mean to do that.’”— Patrick Mahomes

“For me, it’s always fun. You’re playing football and living out your dream.”— Patrick Mahomes

“You see Tom Brady, you see Alex Smith, and you see all those guys in the pocket and how quick they are with their footwork and how they get the ball out fast. I have to get like that.”— Patrick Mahomes

“I’m close to Coach Kingsbury. He really helped my game and helped me as a person a lot. He’s a genuine good person and, at the same time, an astute football coach.”—- Patrick Mahomes

“If you want to win games in this league, you have to be efficient.”— Patrick Mahomes

“Not a lot of people see that when you’re growing up. You don’t get to see that people really have to work hard to become as good as they are.”— Patrick Mahomes

“You can have the big arm, and that’s good, and it helps out in the games, but it doesn’t help you necessarily win games.”— Patrick Mahomes

Patrick Mahomes quote on hurt
Patrick Mahomes quote on hurt

“Good third-down teams are teams that usually have success in this league.”— Patrick Mahomes

“Every experience, good or bad, you have to learn from.”— Patrick Mahomes

“You have to be secure with the ball. You can’t lose it.”— Patrick Mahomes

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“I had a lot of stats in college, and they didn’t count for wins. So whatever it takes to win football games is the goal that I set. Patrick Mahomes

“Coming from college, where they tell you exactly what you have to do, and they tell you have to be at this at this time, you kind of get punishment for that. Now you’re in the NFL, and you have to do it on your own.”— Patrick Mahomes

“In the pocket, I usually keep two hands on the ball.”— Patrick Mahomes

“I like being… in Kansas City. People are extremely nice, extremely passionate about the Chiefs.”— Patrick Mahomes

“I try to just focus in on being in the same routine every single day.”— Patrick Mahomes

“It’s a challenge for all quarterbacks, though: You want to make the big play; you want to throw a touchdown every single play. But at the same time, you have to know that it’s a process.”— Patrick Mahomes

“When you’re in this league, you have to do something every single day. You have off days, but those off days are usually watching film.” — Patrick Mahomes

“I’m a little quick – I can run a little bit – but I know I can’t make a lot happen. So my thinking always was, ‘Why don’t you put it in the fast guys’ hands and let them make plays.’”— Patrick Mahomes

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“When I scramble and do those things, I try to look downfield, look for the playmakers, put it in their hands, and let them make all the big plays happen.”— Patrick Mahomes

“I didn’t do any football stuff when I was a kid… Mostly baseball and basketball the whole time. That’s all I did. I played football starting in seventh grade. As I got older, I started playing a little bit more. Then in high school, I really fell in love with it.”— Patrick Mahomes

“Throughout my whole football career, I have always known I wasn’t the fastest guy.”— Patrick Mahomes

“There’s so much difference having arm ability. You have to be able to throw it hard. You have to be able to throw it with touch. You have to be able to do everything in this league, and I try to get better at every single one of those throws every single day.”— Patrick Mahomes

“The team aspect of football and just playing quarterback, having the ball in your hands, having to make the plays, that was definitely something I loved. Patrick Mahomes

“I’m definitely not for any haunted houses. They’re all scary to me. Patrick Mahomes

“I’m not a Packers fan. I just like football. I do respect those guys. You respect great football. I’m a Cowboys fan, or I was a Cowboys fan. You just respect great football.”— Patrick Mahomes

“I love being able to come in every single day and work out and watch film and practice with guys who are all striving for the same goal.”— Patrick Mahomes

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“You want to be drafted high, but to be drafted high into an organization like the Kansas City Chiefs, it’s like a dream to me.”— Patrick Mahomes

“I want people to know that I’m going to leave every single thing on the field.”— Patrick Mahomes

“You want to be in the first round. That’s the dream. That’s what you see on draft night.”— Patrick Mahomes

“It’s going to be awesome getting to learn from a guy like Alex Smith, who’s had a ton of success in the league.”— Patrick Mahomes

“You can tell when coaches have a confidence in you.” — Patrick Mahomes

“You get older, and you want to be a professional athlete; you want to win on the biggest stage.” — Patrick Mahomes

“I got to talk with some of the great offensive minds in football. Bruce Arians, Byron Leftwich, Andy Reid, Ben McAdoo, Bill O’Brien, I met all those guys and tried to take something away from each of them. Hue Jackson, people that are known for developing quarterbacks, I got exposed to a lot of stuff I hadn’t seen before.” — Patrick Mahomes

“The quarterbacks that win… those are the quarterbacks that are talked about for being great.” — Patrick Mahomes

Patrick Mahomes with Tyrann Mathieu
Patrick Mahomes with Tyrann Mathieu

“Kids in sports – it makes such an impact in life with the lessons that you learn. Patrick Mahomes

“I want to bring a Big 12 championship to Tech.” — Patrick Mahomes

“I just try to learn from every mistake that I make so that I never make them again.” — Patrick Mahomes

“I actually watched Tom Brady a good amount in college. My coach in college was Kliff Kingsbury, and he actually was a backup for Brady at one point, and so he showed me things that he liked with Tom and his pocket movements and stuff he did within the pocket that I’ve tried to put in my game a little bit.” — Patrick Mahomes

“I have to make those tight-window throws, and trying to make those plays is the reason I have had success.” —  Patrick Mahomes

“You have to learn and develop from every experience you see on the field. I might see an unscouted blitz. I might see different coverages than I’m expecting. So I need to process and make those adjustments as I go.” —  Patrick Mahomes

“There’s always plays that Coach Reid just draws up every single week. I always say that they always work. He just gets on the board in his room and just starts drawing plays. The possibilities are endless.” —  Patrick Mahomes

“It’s pretty cool just to see the support we have. It’s unmatched, Kansas City and the Chiefs Kingdom, the support they have for us. For me to just kind of be in the community and see those people is always a good thing.” —  Patrick Mahomes

“When people talk about me, they talk about just the arm and that I have a big arm. I want to be able to change that mindset to, ‘He’s a great quarterback who just happens to have a great arm.’”— Patrick Mahomes

“Look at guys like Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers. Those guys have great arms, but people talk about them more as a quarterback and the intellectual side of the game and how they really dissect defenses – and then the arm is something else that helps them with that.” — Patrick Mahomes

Nick Foles, if he wasn’t preparing like he was the starter, he wouldn’t have been able to become a Super Bowl MVP.” — Patrick Mahomes

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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