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Patrick Mahomes picked as cover athlete for Madden 20

Mahomes has reached a new height of his career as the cover athlete for the top football video game.
Credit: Kevork Djansezian
Quarterback Patrick Mahomes #15 of the Kansas City Chiefs looks to pass against the Los Angeles Rams in the first quarter of the game at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on November 19, 2018 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

TYLER, Texas — Whitehouse-alum Patrick Mahomes accomplished a lot in the last year.

He set the NFL on fire with his explosive play and seemingly unbelievable statistics. Mahomes won the league's MVP award. He led his Kansas City Chiefs within a minute of an AFC Championship and Super Bowl birth.

Thursday marked yet another accomplishment for the young quarterback.

As the NFL prepares for the NFL Draft, EA Sports named Mahomes as the cover athlete for Madden 20, the top-selling football video game in the world.

The game is expected to drop in August.