Patrick Mahomes is headed to the Super Bowl this weekend for the second year in a row. Last year, we were all blessed with the adorable photos of he and his then-girlfriend now-fiancé Brittany Matthews embracing and celebrating the Kansas City Chiefs’s win.
And now a lot has changed for this couple over the past year. Matthews and Mahomes are now engaged and expecting their first child together.
We cannot wait to see Matthews and her baby bump on the sidelines cheering on Mahomes this Sunday. So in honor of his second consecutive Super Bowl appearance and their exciting year, we’re taking a look back at their relationship.
The highschool sweethearts met at Whitehouse High School in Texas and started dating when Mahomes was in 10th grade and Matthews in 11th, according to Yahoo Sports. In 2013, Mahomes escorted Matthews to the prom and shared this adorable photo collage to his Instagram.
“Best prom date a guy could ask for!!” He wrote. Matthews graduated from Whitehouse in 2013 with Mahomes following in 2014.
2014: Off To College
After graduating high school, Matthews went on to play soccer at the University of Texas at Tyler. The following year, Mahomes went off to Texas Tech University, 440 miles away from Matthews’ school, but they made it through the long distance.
2017: Mahomes Signs With the Chiefs
In 2017, during the first round of the NFL draft, Mahomes was selected by the Chiefs. At the same time, Matthew was signing with the professional soccer team UMF Afturelding/Fram in Iceland, according to Business Insider.
2018-2019: They Both Live In Kansas City
After less than a year—and a league championship—Matthews moved to Kansas City, where she became a certified fitness trainer. She later would go on to launch Brittany Lynne Fitness, which offers access to different fitness programs designed by Matthews.
During his rookie year in the NFL, Mahomes was named the league’s MVP with 5,097 yards and 50 touchdowns, according to The Washington Post.
February 2020: The Kansas City Chiefs Win the Super Bowl (And We Win the Cutest Pictures of the Couple)
In Feb. 2020, the Kansas City Chiefs clinched the NFL championship at Super Bowl LIV. Mahomes held Matthews while the two celebrated his big win. More pictures like that on Sunday, please!
September 2, 2020: Mahomes Pops the Question (Hint: There Were Two Rings)
At the Kansas City Chiefs’s Super Bowl Ring Ceremony, Mahomes wasn’t the only one to leave with a ring. Shortly after the ceremony, he got down on one and gave Matthews her own ring in front of a beautiful flower wall and “Will You Marry Me” in light-up letters. Mahomes shared the proposal on Instagram with the hashtag #RingSzn.
Mahomes told 610 Radio that proposing made him more nervous than playing in the Super Bowl! "Probably proposing, I would say," Mahomes told the Kansas City, Missouri radio show when asked which made him more nervous. "You don't think it's going to be nerve-wracking, especially when you've been with someone for so long, but before you get on that knee, your heart's racing, I promise you that."
September 29, 2020: Pregnancy Announcement
At the end of September 2020, the couple announced they were expecting their first child by with a post on Instagram.
“Mom & Dad, taking a small detour to the wedding,” Matthews wrote alongside a picture of the couple holding up a black and white sonogram.
Mahomes posted a close-up of the sonogram with a simple heart emoji.
October 2020: Gender Reveal
The couple hosted a Zoom party (how 2020 of them!) to reveal the baby's sex. Their friends and family looked on as they wore all white and awaited their dogs with their paws painted pink to find out they are expecting a girl.
November 2020: Game Day with the Baby On Board
Matthews posed in front of a Kansas City Chiefs sign while showing off her baby bump in a bodycon dress.
“Baby girl's starting to make an appearance, she told me she can’t wait for game daysss”
December 2020: Baby Shower
Matthews was radiant in a pink gown at her pink-themed baby shower. The trainer posed in front of a huge, pink balloon display and hanging flowers.
January 2021: She’s Proud of Her Man
Leading up to Mahomes’s second consecutive Super Bowl, Matthews posted a picture of the two of them both cradling her baby bump.
“Just so dang proud of you,” she wrote.
February 2021: Baby Sterling is Here
On Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, Matthews took to Instagram to share the exciting news of the arrival of their newest family member. "Sterling Skye Mahomes," she wrote alongside a sweet photo of Sterling's little hand holding Mahome's finger. Matthews also donned a necklace with her new daughter's name written in cursive. She added that the baby was born on Feb. 20 and was 6 lbs 11 oz. Mahomes shared the same picture to his Instagram as well.