Texas Tech Icon Patrick Mahomes applauds Will Hammond’s record-breaking game with three-word message

A new NFL season is knocking at the door and Patrick Mahomes along with his Kansas City Chiefs squad is having their goal set for another Super Bowl title. The veteran quarterback has already earned two Vince Lombardi trophies in the last four years and has made the Pro Bowl each of the past five seasons along with the title of two-time NFL most valuable player.

However, despite having the burden of fan’s sky-high expectations and a very hectic schedule, Mahomes doesn’t forget to keep his eye on Texas Tech commits, and recently he even shared a congratulatory message for a college signal-caller.

Mahomes delivers verdict on Will Hammond’s explosive performance

On Saturday, Mahomes took to X, formerly known as Twitter, to heap praise on 2024 TTU commit Will Hammond, a senior QB at Hutto High School in Hutto, Texas, following his phenomenal performance against Liberty Hill.

Patrick Mahomes wrote a three-word message for his alma mater saying, “Go crazy then @WillHammond13.”

Though Hutto lost 82-80 to Liberty Hill, albeit the Texas Tech commit shined brighter on the by completing 36 of 58 passes for 719 yards along with four touchdowns as well as ran for another 88 yards with six touchdowns.

Hammond comes off a junior season where he overshadowed others by recording 30 TD passes along with nine rushing scores, and he holds the record of being a consensus state top-100 recruit as well. The young star made a non-binding commitment to the Red Raiders in December. About to start his seventh season in the NFL, it is heartwarming to see Patrick Mahomes still follow Texas Tech years after completing his alma mater.

Did Patrick Mahomes play for Texas Tech?

Mahomes was committed to Texas Tech, and interestingly he used to split time between football and baseball back then, albeit football was the ultimate end game for the Chiefs star. He turned heads by finishing the 2015 football season with 4,653 yards, 36 touchdowns along with 15 interceptions for Texas.

The two-time NFL MVP even gave a tough competition to Baker Mayfield and Oklahoma University in 2016 by throwing 734 yards and scoring five touchdowns before finishing the year leading the whole country in yards per game (421), total offense (5,312), touchdowns (53), passing yards (5,052) along with points responsible (318).

In 2022, the former Red Raiders star got inducted into the Texas Tech Athletics Hall of Fame as well as the exclusive Tech Football Ring of Honor due to his incredible athleticism in Lubbock from 2014-16. What’s your take on Patrick Mahomes’ college football career? Share your thoughts in the comments.


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