Black History Football Legacies: Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts


The Super Bowl will be a historic moment in Black History for many, Jalen Hurts and Patrick Mahomes will be the first Black quarterbacks to ‘face off’ in a Super Bowl.


Patrick Mahomes:

Patrick Mahomes is an American Football player for the Kansas City Chiefs. Mahomes was drafted onto the Kansas City Chiefs in 2017, playing for 5 years in total, establishing a legacy for the Chiefs. He took the Chiefs to the Superbowl, aiming to win again this year, like they won in 2019.

Mahomes’ Stats:

  • Completion Percentage: 67.1
  • Passing Yards: 5,250
  • Passing Touchdowns: 41
  • Interceptions Thrown: 12
  • Passer Rating: 105.2

Jalen Hurts:

Jalen Hurts is an American Football player for the Philadelphia Eagles. Hurts was drafted onto the Philadelphia Eagles in 2020, after transferring from Oklahoma University, establishing a legacy for the Eagles. He has yet to win a Super Bowl Trophy, pushing to get his first Super Bowl win with The Philadelphia Eagles.

Hurts’ Stats:

  • Completion Percentage: 66.5
  • Passing Yards: 3,701
  • Passing Touchdowns: 22
  • Interceptions Thrown: 6
  • Passer Rating: 101.5

The Kansas City Chiefs will face off against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, February 12 at 6:30pm Est.