Last Saturday, Patrick Mahomes’s father arrested on DWI charge in Tyler, TX. According to jail records in Smith County, Texas His bail was set at $10,000 and was released on Sunday. The DWI charges is a third-degree felony charge and If convicted, he could receive up to 10 years in prison.
The arrest comes eight days before Patrick Mahomes, is set to play in his fourth Super Bowl against the 49ers. Therefore, Mahomes Jr. will probably receive a lot of questions about his father instead of the game.
Patrick Mahomes’s father arrested on DWI charge – Not His First Time
This is not the first time that Patrick Mahomes Sr. got in trouble for driving under the influence. This is because in in 1994 after getting into a one-car accident he was facing such charges. Th second time he got in trouble was in 2016 where he was arrested and charged with public intoxication during a game between TCU and Texas Tech.
and was he was arrested and charged with public intoxication during a 2016 matchup between TCU and Texas Tech, his son’s alma mater. His lates arrest before last Saturday was in 2018 and where he got 40 days in jail. According to the online logs he served those on weekend days from February 2019 through February 2020.
Mahomes Sr was Major League Baseball pitcher for teams including the New York Mets, Boston Red Sox and Texas Rangers. At the moment, he is the host of The Big Mahomes Show, which is a weekly podcast.
Many sportsbooks and football bettors are wondering if the arrest will affect Patrick Mahomes’s Super Bowl Performance. So far, NFL Pro Bowl Guides have not seen any major change in the Super Bowl LVII betting odds.
This year’s Super Bowl, is bound to be very strict as the NFL has made several announcements on how players should behave. One of them being that NFL Players cannot bet on sports during Super Bowl week. However, for those of us that can, Super bowl betting is a great way to make the game even more exciting!