Ezekiel Elliott: Big Ten Offensive Player and RB of the Year

It seemed like an obvious outcome, but Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott has been named the Ameche-Dayne Running Back of the Year and, kind of surprisingly, the Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year, the Big Ten announced Tuesday night. The Offensive Player of the Year award was renamed in 2011, partially after former Ohio State running back Eddie George. Elliott finished...
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December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James FaceTime’d Carlos Hyde After His Dominant Performance vs. Minnesota

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James is a known Ohio State fan. Apparently, he also roots for Buckeyes alums at the next level, too. After former Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde, now a San Francisco 49er, lit up the Minnesota Vikings for 168 yards and two touchdowns, James reached out via FaceTime to congratulate him. Via In a recent sit-down interview, the...
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September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Former Ohio State Running Back Carlos Hyde Did A Braxton Miller-Esque Spin Move On Monday Night Football

Is Spin Moves 101 a class at Ohio State?  It might as well be after what we’ve seen from a couple current-and-former Buckeye football players. Everyone, of course, is aware of the spin move Braxton Miller pulled against the Virginia Tech defense on Labor Day. It was spectacular.  Miller’s former OSU teammate, Carlos Hyde, who’s now a running back for the San Francisco 49ers...
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September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Chicago Bears Set To Hire Ohio State RB Coach Stan Drayton To Same Position

Urban Meyer is reportedly on the verge of losing another assistant coach.  Ohio State running backs coach Stan Drayton is expected to be hired to the same position on the Chicago Bears’ staff, according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. Drayton has been a member of Meyer’s staff since his arrival in Columbus in 2012. During his time with the Buckeyes, he’s coached two...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Ohio State Debuted An Infographic Commemorating Its Back-To-Back-To-Back Undefeated Regular Seasons

Over the past three seasons, Ohio State has an impressive regular season record of 36-0. The Buckeyes were banned from the post-season in 2012 and lost the Big Ten title game and Orange Bowl to finish 12-2 in 2013. They finally struck gold on their third try by finishing 15-0 and winning this year’s College Football Playoff National Championship.  Earlier tonight, the program...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The Ohio State Hypocrisy? Scholarships Are Not Equal news services is reporting that Anthony Wunder, the senior engineering student on a scholarship program at Ohio State, is facing the revocation of that scholarship after being charged with misdemeanor trespassing for running onto the field during the Ohio State Buckeyes' victory against the Cincinatti Bearcats. At first glance, this does not seem to be much of an issue...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Trio of backs powering Buckeyes run game

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Without brawny Carlos Hyde and his 1,521 yards rushing, many Ohio State fans expected the worst out of the tailback position this season. So far, it's been a bright spot. "Last year, we had a guy who was a 20- or 25-carry guy," Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer said. "We have some pretty capable players. We also don't have that body type to go just slam it in there...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Trio of backs powering Buckeyes run game

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Without brawny Carlos Hyde and his 1,521 yards rushing, many Ohio State fans expected the worst out of the tailback position this season. So far, it's been a bright spot. "Last year, we had a guy who was a 20- or 25-carry guy," Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer said. "We have some pretty capable players. We also don't have that body type to go just slam it in there...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WFNY’s 2014 Ohio State Buckeyes Preview: The Defense

The NFL may leave you hanging for another week, but the Ohio State Buckeyes and their NCAA brethren have you covered. Last season was the Year of the Offense for Ohio State. Braxton Miller, Carlos Hyde and company ran roughshod through the regular season behind a veteran offensive line led by two presumptive NFL opening day starters in center Corey Linsley (Green Bay) and tackle...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State RB Ezekiel Elliot Tells Buckeye Nation Not To Worry Following Wrist Surgery

Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliot had surgery on his fractured left wrist earlier Saturday morning, as reported by Ari Wasserman of The injury occurred during a Friday practice and it’s reportedly a minor one. The sophomore should be back on the field by the end of next week.  Following his surgery, Elliot, who’s presumed to be the Buckeyes’ starter in...
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August 09, 2014  |  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 to keep...
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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...
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May 16, 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

Bengals choose Hill over Hyde

CINCINNATI -- The Bengals made Giovani Bernard the first running back taken in the NFL Draft last year when they selected him in the second round with the 37th overall pick. They surprised a lot of experts who believed Eddie Lacy was the best running back in the draft class. Lacy proved his worth as he went on to be named the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year with Green Bay but...
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May 09, 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

Titans Could Target Auburn RB Tre Mason In Round 2?

  Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean mentions that Auburn RB Tre Mason could be in play for the Titans in round two. However, Wyatt admits that the team could wait until the third round to address the position, but adds that the Titans do like Mason. Other running backs like LSU’s Jeremy Hill, West Virginia’s Charles Sims & Towson’s Terrance West all took pre-draft visits...
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May 08, 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
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