A memorable shootout in their past, former Big 12 rivals Mahomes, 梅菲尔德 to duel in NFL playoffs

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密苏里州堪萨斯城—在NFL季后赛历史上,堪萨斯城将首次与NFL的克里夫兰队比赛’s divisional playoff round on 星期日.

尽管酋长队和布朗队在季后赛中第一次见面,但他们的四分卫并不陌生。

Patrick Mahomes and Baker 梅菲尔德, both 25 years old, will have their second NFL meeting 星期日, but their history includes an October 22, 2016 Big 12 matchup that crushed record books.

“在季后赛这么大的比赛中能够与他比赛很酷。一世’自从我读高中以来,就认识他很久了,” Mahomes said.

“为了能够在这个舞台上玩,’会很特别。他去了俄克拉荷马州,而我去了德州理工大学。他在大学里对我更好,所以我’我会尽力在NFL中获胜。”

2016

梅菲尔德’俄克拉荷马州的顺纳人拜访了拉伯克市(Labbock)’ Texas Tech Red Raiders. 梅菲尔德 had transferred from Texas Tech to Oklahoma after an injury caused the walk-on to lose his starting spot.

125分的比赛是进攻性的展示,因为梅菲尔德和马霍姆斯在总进攻中爆发了1,383码,这是两名对立球员的NCAA记录。很快,胜利者将以66-59的比分获胜。

Mahomes在一场819码,734传球(在NCAA中并列最多)和85冲球的比赛中打破了全场进攻的记录。他的88次传球尝试是德克萨斯理工大学的一项记录,与华盛顿州所保持的NCAA记录相差一点’2013年的康纳·哈利代(Connor Halliday,89岁)。

“有人在更衣室里告诉我(关于记录过去的记录),”马霍姆斯说。 “但是,就像我说的,我们没有赢得比赛,所以真的没关系。”

梅菲尔德 set the record for the most yards per play in a game with 14.84, and set a school record with his 7 passing touchdowns.

“I told some of the guys at halftime, ‘If you’re scared and you don’t want to score every drive, then stay in here,’” 梅菲尔德 said.

梅菲尔德 got the victory and went on to lead the Sooners to an 11-2 record including a Sugar Bowl win against Auburn.

Mahomes和Red Raiders在第5-7赛季结束了比赛,没有参加碗赛。

统计资料

Mahomes:52/88,734码,5次达阵,1次拦截; 12冲,85码

梅菲尔德: 27/36, 545 yards, 7 touchdowns, 0 interceptions; 2 rushes, 19 yards

参加历史性比赛的其他一些著名名字包括–俄克拉荷马州:跑乔·米克森(辛辛那提·孟加拉),宽幅接球手德德·威斯布鲁克(杰克逊维尔·美洲虎)和后卫马克·安德鲁斯(巴尔·安德鲁斯)–德州理工大学:外接手Keke Coutee(休斯敦德州人)和主教练Kliff Kingsbury(亚利桑那州红雀队)。

In 2017, Mahomes was drafted 10th overall by the Kansas City Chiefs, and 梅菲尔德 was the first overall pick by the Cleveland Browns in 2018.

2018

两人于2018年11月4日在克利夫兰的FirstEnergy体育场首次对决。

Although the offensive firepower did not come close to matching the 2016 matchup, the Chiefs came away with a victory 37-21, giving Mahomes the lead in matchups versus 梅菲尔德.

Mahomes处于MVP赛季之中,并且席卷整个联盟。目前的布朗和前酋长卡里姆·亨特(Kareem Hunt)是这场比赛的重要因素,共有3次达阵。

统计资料

Mahomes:23/32,375码,3触地得分,1拦截; 2冲,18码

梅菲尔德: 29/42, 297 yards, 2 touchdowns, 1 interception

星期日’这次的分区会议将比常规赛季的比赛更具意义,因为现在在线锦标赛中已经有了一个席位。