Mahomes led the Chiefs to a 25-22 victory over the 49ers in overtime, thanks to his impressive play. He led the team on a 13-play, 75-yard drive that culminated in a three-yard touchdown pass to McCall Hardman. Despite falling behind by 10 points in the first half, Mahomes was able to lead the team to victory, showcasing his ability to perform under pressure.
Mahomes’ performance was once again recognized as he was named Super Bowl MVP for the third time shortly after his pass to Hardman. He finished the game with an impressive record of 34-of-46 for 333 yards, two touchdowns and an interception on the first drive of the second half. In addition to his passing prowess, Mahomes also made plays with his feet, including an eight-yard run that converted a key fourth down and a 19-yard run that converted a third down. By the end of the night, he had a team-high of 66 yards.
Looking ahead, Mahomes has another chance at history in the 2024 season as he aims to become the first quarterback to win three consecutive Super Bowls. With his talent and skill on display in this game, it’s hard not to see him achieving this feat.