SMITH COUNTY, Texas — *Editor's note: The video above is from a previous story dated Feb. 4, 2020.
Smith County joined the City of Whitehouse to celebrate hometown hero Patrick Mahomes with his own day.
On Tuesday, the Smith County Commissioners Court passed a resolution declaring Feb. 2, 2020, the day Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs won the Super Bowl, as "Patrick Mahomes II Day."
Mahomes lead the Chiefs in a 31-20 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in comeback fashion in Super Bowl LIV, earning MVP honors.
However, the proclamation is not merely for his on the field success.
According to the proclaimation:
"WHEREAS, with his success in the NFL and all of Patrick's community services, he continues to make his hometown community proud by exemplifying the highest degree of personal character and integrity, and at all times displaying the heart of a champion both on and off the field."
You can read the full release below: