The file on Carlos Hyde
Hyde was grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio before moving to Naples, Florida where he attended Naples High School. He helped Naples to a state championship in 2007 and an appearance in the regional finals in 2008. He was listed as a four-star recruit by Rivals and the No. 2 overall fullback. Hyde enrolled at Ohio State in Jan. 2010 after failing to qualify academically in the fall of 2009.
Backup to starter
Hyde was the primary backup running back as a freshman and sophomore behind NFL running back Daniel Herron. Hyde broke out during his junior campaign. He led all Ohio State running backs with 185 carries for 970 rushing yards in 10 games. Hyde led was second in the Big Ten with 16 rushing touchdowns in 2012. In the season finale against Michigan, Hyde had 26 carries for 146 yards and a touchdown.
Hyde entered the 2013 season with high hopes, but was involved in an incident with a woman at a bar prior to the season. Although he was not criminally charged, he was suspended the first three games of the season. He still led Ohio State with 208 carries, 1,521 rush yards and 15 touchdowns. He left Ohio State with the best yards per carry average for a career (6.1), single season (7.3 in 2013) and game (10.2 vs. Illinois in 2013). He also has the sixth-most rushing yards in school history with 3,198 and fourth most rushing touchdowns (37).
Carlos Hyde measured 6-foot, 230 pounds at the combine. He ran a 4.66-second 40-yard time despite pulling his hamstring. He was largely seen as a top-five running back. On May, 9, 2014, the San Francisco 49ers drafted Hyde with the No. 25 pick in the second round (No. 57 overall)