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Janie Harris | NCAA.com | September 20, 2016

Texas Tech's Patrick Mahomes leads nation in stats

  Patrick Mahomes leads the nation in multiple passing and point statistics.

With so many talented quarterbacks like Greg Ward Jr., Lamar Jackson and J.T. Barrett this year, fans might overlook the talent of one or two. 

There is one quarterback that should not be forgotten, though. Texas Tech’s Patrick Mahomes leads the nation in multiple statistics, including being tied with Lamar Jackson for the most points responsible.

In all of his passing statistics, Mahomes falls within the top 10 in all of college football, and his performance is no fluke. Last year, he finished leading within the top five for passing yards, passing yards per game, points responsible for, points responsible per game, completions per game and total offense.

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Let’s take a look at his stats so far in 2016:

While Texas Tech remains unranked, Mahomes’s impact should be noted.

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Note: Statistics come from stats.ncaa.org. Photo used by Mark J. Rebilas from USA Today Sports Images.

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