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Report: Pat Mahomes, father of Patrick Mahomes II, arrested during game

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Pat Mahomes, former MLB pitcher and father of Texas Tech star Patrick Mahomes II, was arrested Saturday night while watching his son play.

According to Ryan Osborne of the Star-Telegram, Mahomes was arrested late in the double-overtime Texas Tech game against TCU for public intoxication.

“An off-duty Fort Worth police officer who was working at the game made the arrest, said Officer Tamara Valle, a Fort Worth police spokesperson.”

Because TCU handled the incident, Valle could not comment further about Mahomes’ arrest.

Mahomes II had a relatively quiet game, by his standards, in the win. He finished with just 206 yards, two touchdowns and an interception on 24-of-39 passing while adding another 39 yards and a touchdown on the ground.

His father pitched in the big leagues for 11 seasons, retiring in 2003. It’s a shame he wasn’t able to stay for the finish of Saturday night’s double-overtime win, during which Mahomes II played extremely well in the 27-24 win.