Up next in our Getting to know.. segment is 4 start QB commit Patrick Mahomes out of Whitehouse HS. Mahomes, who is a 3 sport star, recently wrapped up a 12-1 football season and is a very likely draft pick in the upcoming MLB draft. Mahomes is the son of former MLB pitcher Pat Mahomes and was recently named the 4A Offensive Player of the year for the state of Texas. Patrick also had interest from Oklahoma State, Rice, Arkansas, and Baylor.
What do you like most about Lubbock & Texas Tech?
What I love most about Texas Tech is the atmosphere. I love how the students and city love Texas tech and it is such a big deal around the area.
Which player/coach made you feel most at home here?
Gotta be coach Haverty! He’s a great guy whose followed me all throughout my season and made me feel good about my decision to go to Tech.
What do you want to major in?
I plan on majoring in business’s especially finance.
Any thoughts on playing basketball or baseball here?
I actually am already suppose to play on the baseball team as well and have already talk to the coaches about it.
Top 5 most played artists on iTunes:
Top 5 would have to be: big Sean, tyga, future, lil Wayne and ASAP rocky
If not Texas Tech, where?
Umm I don’t know, I haven’t really thought about it much. Probably somewhere else in the big 12 or maybe A&M
Who was your favorite athlete growing up? Who do you want to be like today?
My favorite player when I was younger was Brett Favre and I just want to be a great role model to people younger and older than me.
Expectations for next season:
My expectations for next season are to play. I mean going in thats what I expect to contribute in any way possible and to help the team.