It was exactly one year ago Monday that Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes sneaked through the back entrance of a Missouri Western State dormitory, evading a line of TV cameras awaiting his arrival.
Albeit briefly, he enjoyed a moment of inconspicuousness.
Twelve months later, those moments are long gone. Hard to believe they ever existed, really. Hes featured on national commercials and plastered on the cover of the Madden 20 video game. Hes a guest on late-night talk shows and occupies the front row at the ESPYs. And, oh, yeah, there was that NFL MVP award.
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