Kansas City Chiefs quarterback PATRICK MAHOMES was voted the winner of the Pete Rozelle Trophy, awarded to the Super Bowl LIV Most Valuable Player.
Mahomes led Kansas City back from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit, tied for the second-largest comeback in Super Bowl history. The Chiefs became the first team to record three comebacks of at least 10 points in a single postseason in NFL history.
This is the 30th time that a quarterback has won the award and at 24 years and 138 days old, Mahomes is the youngest quarterback and third-youngest player to win the Super Bowl MVP award.
The youngest players to win Super Bowl MVP:
|Marcus AllenHOF||L.A. Raiders||XVIII||23 years, 302 days|
|Lynn SwannHOF||Pittsburgh||X||23 years, 317 days|
|Patrick Mahomes||Kansas City||LIV||24 years, 138 days|
Mahomes completed 26 of 42 passes for 286 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions and rushed for 29 yards and a touchdown.
The award is chosen by a panel comprised of 16 media members and by fans interactively through the National Football League’s official website, NFL.com.
Press Release Courtesy of the NFL Communications Media Relations