Ohio State Football Preview: Running Back

The 2014 Ohio State Buckeyes set out this season with their sights on redemption. The Buckeyes are looking to pick up the pieces from two consecutive losses to end the 2013-14 season. After going 24-2 in two seasons, the pressure for success at Ohio State is turning up. Can the 2014 Buckeyes get over the top and reach the pinnacle of college football? We aim to find out in our 2014...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Candid Meyer talks burdens, expectations

GENEVA, Ohio - Through two full regular seasons, Urban Meyer's Ohio State Buckeyes didn't lose a single game. They enter the 2014 season having lost two straight. Now, a coach who's on multiple occasions said "momentum is college football" has to find a way to help his program recapture it. "Obviously, we hit a speedbump," Meyer said of losses in last...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Carlos Hyde Still Thinks About Ohio State’s 4th-And-1 Call Against Michigan State

According to former Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde, the Buckeyes were “one play” away from having a chance to play for a national championship last season. Hyde, speaking with reporters at an NFL rookie event Tuesday morning, said he still thinks about it over six months later. Which play, you ask? With less than six minutes to play against Michigan State in last year...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Fourth-down play still eats at Hyde

BEREA, Ohio - The fourth down stop that sealed Michigan State's win in last December's Big Ten Championship Game and ended Ohio State's national championship dreams apparently still eats at Carlos Hyde. With Ohio State down three points and facing a fourth and one with just under six minutes left in that game, the call from the sideline was for quarterback Braxton Miller...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Braxton Miller: Ohio State's offense will be scary

A year ago, the Ohio State Buckeyes rode the country’s fifth-best rushing attack, led by the services of star tailback Carlos Hyde and one of the best offensive lines in the nation, to a 12-0 regular season record. But in 2014, Hyde, along with four starters from that offensive line, have all either graduated or moved on. Head coach Urban Meyer has already acknowledged that the...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Observations from the Ohio State football advanced stat preview

Bill Connelly’s previews at SBNation using Football Outsiders numbers are an annual must-read for college football fans, and he finished up the Big Ten today with Ohio State. Ohio State lines up against Indiana last November Of course, I recommend as strongly as possible you read the whole thing, here are a few things I gleaned from my reading of the piece. Some are surprising...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State football position preview: Running back

Carlos Hyde Running back is a position of much interest for the Ohio State football team this summer. Carlos Hyde rushed for over 1,500 yards last season for Ohio State.  He has since graduated and been selected in the second round of the NFL draft by the San Francisco 49ers. The Buckeyes have a plethora of talent at the running back position, but no clear replacement for Hyde...
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State Football: 5 Reasons The Buckeyes Will Win It All In 2014-15

There is plenty of reason for excitement and optimism in Columbus this season. Despite losing Carlos Hyde, Ryan Shazier, Bradley Roby and Jack Mehwort in the first two rounds of the 2014 NFL Draft, the cupboard is not all bare on campus at Ohio State University – not as long as Urban Meyer is walking the sidelines and quarterback Braxton Miller is slinging the ball all over the...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Q&A With the ‘Relentless, Violent’ Carlos Hyde

Carlos Hyde describes himself as “violent.” That is, when the San Francisco 49ers second-round pick is on the field. Off it, the former Ohio St. Buckeye running back is all smiles. The No. 57 overall selection in the 2014 draft also has a knack for finding the end zone, racking up 37 touchdowns in 41 collegiate contests. Even before he was drafted by the 49ers, Hyde says he...
Via BaySportsNet
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Sign Draft Picks Carlos Hyde, Dontae Johnson

The San Francisco 49ers have signed running back Carlos Hyde and cornerback Dontae Johnson to a four-year deals. Hyde was selected in the second round (57th overall) by the 49ers in this year’s draft out of Ohio State University. In 41 games (20 starts) over four seasons with the Buckeyes, he tallied 3,198 rushing yards (6.1 average) and 37 touchdowns on 523 carries. He also...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Results: San Francisco 49ers

Sean McMahon Mike Pettigano, Flickr The 2014 NFL Draft results  are in, and at first glance, it looks as if Trent Baalke has again fabricated a draft class full of long-term upside and immediate contributors. Baalke maneuvered around this draft more than any other General Manager, shifting positions in nearly every round and acquiring picks for next year’s NFL Draft throughout...
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers draft RB Carlos Hyde with 57th overall pick

The 49ers traded back, then traded back up Friday evening to select running back Carlos Hyde of Ohio State at No. 57 overall. Carlos Hyde Running back Ohio State 5 foot 11 7/8 230 pounds Selection: Second round, No. 57 overall College career: He appeared in 41 career games with 20 starts and generated 3,516 all-purpose yards. He rushed for 3,198 yards and 37 touchdowns. He was...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Draft Carlos Hyde In Second Round

The San Francisco 49ers moved around a bit before they got their man in the second round. First they traded picks 56 and 242 Denver for picks 63, 171 and a fourth round pick in 2015. Then the 49ers moved up in the second round in a trade with the Miami Dolphins in which they acquired the 57th pick for Miami’s pick which was 63rd overall and a fifth-round pick, 171st overall. With...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

5 fast facts about new 49ers running back Carlos Hyde

The San Francisco 49ers made Carlos Hyde out of Ohio State their first second-round selection Friday night. In the coming months, there will be plenty of coverage of the newest member of the 49ers. But in the meantime, here are five things to know about the Hyde: 1. Hyde ran for 1,521 yards and fifteen touchdowns despite being suspended for the first three games of the season due...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Select Carlos Hyde with Pick #57

Sean McMahon Photo: Flickr Commons 49ers Select Carlos Hyde with Pick #57 Trent Baalke and Jim Harbaugh love them some running backs. The 49ers danced around the second round to settle on the 57th pick (traded with Miami), selecting Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde with the pick. Hyde is a talented running back, but will he find room in a backfield that carries Frank Gore, Kendall...
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Hyde, Mewhort picked in NFL draft second round

Carlos Hyde and Jack Mewhort became the third and fourth Ohio State players selected in the 2014 NFL Draft Friday night. The San Francisco 49ers grabbed Hyde in the second round with the 57th overall pick while Mewhort went to the Indianapolis Colts two picks later. A Cincinnati native who graduated from high school in Naples, Fla., Hyde was named the Big Ten running back of the...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: RB Carlos Hyde Selected By San Francisco 49ers

Carlos Hyde - RB Ohio St., 6’0″, 230 LBS, 4.61 Forty Drafted Round 2, Pick 57 , San Francisco 49ers Combine Results: 34.5″ Vertical Jump | 114″ Broad Jump | 32.0″ Arm Length Third-team AP All-American (2013) First-team All-Big Ten (2013)  Scored 41 career touchdowns (20th all-time in Big Ten) NFL Impact: Hyde is a powerful north/south runner who does a great job...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Second Round Grades: San Francisco 49ers

Selection: Carlos Hyde, RB, Ohio StateAfter just trading down, San Francisco traded up to the next pick moments after. Interesting. Either way, what's with all the running backs going to teams who don't need them? Unless Lattimore is having a setback from his injury, I just feel like the 49ers have too many running backs for their own good. Someone is going to have to go...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s Carlos Hyde “on the radar” for Browns at No. 35

Former Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde is “on the radar” for the Cleveland Browns when it comes to their second-round selection. Northeast Ohio Media Group’s Mary Kay Cabot reports that the Browns could use their 35th-overall selection on the Buckeye product, likely making him the first running back selected this coming weekend. Ok #Browns fans, maybe this will cheer you...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Ohio State RB Carlos Hyde On Browns’ Radar In Round 2

  Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that Ohio State RB Carlos Hyde is on the Browns’ radar in the second round. The Browns hold the No. 35 overall pick and appear to be great position to take a running back. In fact, they could end up having their pick at that point in the draft. Hyde is considered to be the No. 1 running back in this year’s draft class....
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Sammy Watkins & Carlos Hyde Join Team Adidas

Today the top wide receiver and top running back in this year’s NFL draft have announced partnerships with Adidas. Sammy Watkins of Clemson and Carlos Hyde of Ohio State shared the news on social media today. Blessed to be with the @adidasFballUS family. #TeamAdidas #3StripeLife
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Adidas Signs Clemson’s Sammy Watkins, Ohio State’s Carlos Hyde

Two players that sported Nike gear during their collegiate days will be sponsored by the company’s rival in the NFL. ESPN’s Darren Rovell is reporting that former Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins and former Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde have been signed by shoe and apparel brand Adidas.  adidas has signed NFL prospects Sammy Watkins & Carlos Hyde. — darren rovell...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

A “Flurry Of Trade Activity” Could Take Place At The Bottom Of Round 1

  Dan Pompei of the Bleacher Report has spoken with league “insiders” who have predicted that there will be a “flurry of trade activity” towards the end of the first round. Teams who pass on quarterbacks at the top of the draft are expected to try to move back into round one for whoever happens to be available at that point in the draft, according to Pompei. Pompei mentions...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Carlos Hyde Scouting Report

College: Ohio State Position: Running Back Height: 6’0″ Weight: 242 The 2014 NFL Draft is not necessarily known for its running backs, but there are quite a few quality backs available this year. One of those particular players is Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde. Hyde carried the football 208 times last season for the Buckeyes, gaining 1,521 yards (7.3 YPC) and scoring 15...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Scouting The Draft: Running Back Carlos Hyde

The New York Jets are expected to have as many as 12 draft picks in May’s draft, barring any trades. With holes to fill across the board, and the Jets opting to not fill some of them through free agency, there are many prospects in play for the Jets. Arguably the two position groups that many expect to not be affected by the draft are running back and defensive line. However,...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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