Shane Buechele (born January 8, 1998) is an American football quarterback for the National Football League's Kansas City Chiefs (NFL). He began his collegiate football career at Texas before transferring to SMU. Buechele attended Lamar High School in Arlington, Texas, where he was a football and baseball standout. He led Lamar to a 15-1 record and its first ever state championship appearance during his senior year.
Buechele chose to attend college in Dallas, Texas, where he would be able to play baseball as well as football. He initially committed to the University of Texas but later changed his commitment to the University of Oklahoma when Texas A&M came calling. In 2015, after playing only one season at Oklahoma, Buechele decided to leave school early to enter the 2016 NFL draft. He ended up being selected by the Kansas City Chiefs with the 10th overall pick in the draft.
Buechele will likely serve as the backup to Alex Smith this season. He is expected to compete with Chad Henne for the job in training camp. If Buechele makes the team out of camp, he could see some action this season.
After going 9-4 his freshman year, SMU fell to 4-7 last season under new head coach Dan McCarney. During that losing streak, Buechele took over as the starting quarterback after Jarrell Shrewsberry was injured.
Kuhn is the son of Patti Duffy and John Kuhn. He participated in football, basketball, baseball, and track at Dover Area High School in York County, Pennsylvania. He was an offensive and defensive lineman with the Eagles, running for 2,242 yards and 20 touchdowns while also playing inside linebacker.
Kuhn won a Super Bowl ring with the Steelers in Super Bowl XL. In Super Bowl XLV, he won his second ring with the Green Bay Packers against his previous team. He was selected to three Pro Bowls as a Packer. Kuhn is the son of Patti Duffy and John Kuhn.
Jarrod Shaw (born January 7, 1988) is an American football offensive lineman for the National Football League's Oakland Raiders (NFL). In 2011, he signed as an undrafted free agent with the Cleveland Browns. He went to Tennessee for collegiate football. In Lafayette, Louisiana, he attended Northside High School.
He was selected by the Browns with the 30th pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. The Raiders picked him up with the last pick of the first round. He played his first game on October 9, 2012.
Shaw won the starting left tackle job during training camp and has since remained there throughout his career with the Browns. He has been nominated for the 2013 Pro Bowl.
Shaw went to college at Tennessee where he played left tackle for the Volunteers. He started all 52 games in which he appeared during his four years in Knoxville and was a part of two SEC Championship teams (2009, 2010).
After graduating from Tennessee in 2010, Shaw decided to enter the 2011 NFL Draft. He was not drafted but signed as an undrafted free agent with the Cleveland Browns. He started 11 of 12 games he appeared in as a rookie before suffering a torn ACL that ended his season. The following year, he started 14 games at left tackle for the Browns before being waived after the season finale and signing with the Raiders a week later.
High school and college education Kupchak attended New York's Brentwood High School. He was an All-American for the North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team and the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year his senior year. After graduating from North Carolina in 1986, Kupchak went on to play four seasons for UNC's rival school, Duke University. In 1990, he led the Duke Blue Devils to their first National Championship since 1955. Following his graduation from Duke in 1990, Kupchak entered the NBA as a draft pick of the Los Angeles Clippers. He later worked in the sports industry as a general manager and executive director of basketball operations for several teams including the Memphis Grizzlies and the Orlando Magic.
After leaving the Magic following the 2005-06 season, Kupchak joined the Lakers as their president of basketball operations. Under his leadership, the Lakers won six championships in 10 years. Kupchak stepped down from his post in July 2017 after ten years with the organization. He has been named one of the NBA's "Top Executive" by Sports Illustrated multiple times during his tenure with the Lakers.
In addition to his work with the Lakers, Kupchak has served as an adviser for many other teams in the NBA including the Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Denver Nuggets, Indiana Pacers, New Orleans Pelicans, Portland Trail Blazers, and Washington Wizards.
Patrick Ryan Devlin (born April 12, 1988) is a retired American football quarterback. In 2011, he was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Miami Dolphins. He started as quarterback for the University of Delaware's Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens. From Downingtown East High School, he was recruited to play for the Penn State Nittany Lions.
In his freshman year at Delaware, Devlin helped lead the team to its first undefeated regular season in 25 years and its first No. 1 ranking in the AP Poll. The Blue Hen's victory over West Virginia in the Colonial Athletic Association Championship Game was also ranked No. 1 by the College Football Playoff committee. After the season, he was named First Team All-CAA.
As a sophomore, Devlin passed for 2,071 yards and 16 touchdowns and ran for another 947 yards and 13 more scores. He finished his career as the all-time leading passer in Delaware history with 7,337 yards and 57 touchdowns. He also ranks second in attempts (984), third in completions (744), fourth in passing efficiency (123.5), fifth in touchdown passes (57), sixth in interceptions (37), seventh in yards per attempt (6.7).
After his successful two seasons at Delaware, Devlin entered the 2011 NFL Draft. He went unselected but was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent. He was released by the Dolphins after signing with them on July 26.
Randi Mahomes and Pat Mahomes, a former "Major League Baseball" (MLB) pitcher, were born on September 17, 1995, in Tyler, Texas, USA. Apart from American football, he attended "Whitehouse High School" in Texas and participated in baseball and basketball. He had an outstanding football record in his final year of high school.
He went to college at Kansas State University. During his first season, he threw for 1,788 yards and 14 touchdowns without any interceptions. In 2018, his second season, he broke the NCAA record for most touchdown passes in a season with 13. He also led the Wildcats to the Big-12 Championship and played in the "College Football Playoff". After his successful career as a quarterback, he declared for the 2019 NFL Draft.
During his junior year, he was named the MVP of the Big-12 Conference after passing for 4,428 yards and 53 touchdowns. In addition, he ran for another 901 yards and 11 more scores. He was eventually chosen by the Kansas City Chiefs in the first round (fifth overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft.
After his selection, many experts predicted that he would be able to replace former number one overall pick Patrick Mahomes who had been drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs earlier that same year. However, due to injuries and poor performance, he was waived by the team after appearing in only two games. He then signed with the Dallas Cowboys but was released at the end of training camp.