|Ht / Wt:||6'0" / 230 lb.|
|Born:||September 20, 1991|
|Drafted:||2014 / Rd. 2 (57)|
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Carlos Hyde is one of the top running backs in the NFL and plays for the San Francisco 49ers; however, nobody has a successful NFL career without having a strong foundation. With this in mind, where did Carlos Hyde come from? How did he make his journey to the NFL?
Carlos Hyde was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. After playing his childhood football in the area, he eventually attended Princeton High School. He was only there for his freshman year because his family moved down to Naples, Florida. He attended Naples High School for his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons. As a senior, he was named Player of the Year by the Ft. Myers News-Press and the Naples Daily News. During that senior season, he rushed for over 1,600 yards and recorded 16 touchdowns. Like many future stars, he was a three sport athlete who also excelled in basketball and track. Rated as the second-best running back in the nation by Rivals.com, he committed to Ohio State. He also had offers from Florida, Florida State, and Miami of Florida.
Carlos Hyde attended college at Ohio State. He was primarily a backup during his first two years but brokeout during his junior year. He rushed for 970 yards and 16 touchdowns despite playing in less than 10 games due to injury. He was suspended for the first three games of his senior year due to an altercation at a local bar but returned to rush for almost 1,300 yards and 14 touchdowns in the final eight games. The Associated Press named him to the first-team All-Big Ten and third team All-American. A highlights video can be found here.
In 2014, Carlos Hyde declared for the NFL Draft. He was drafted 57th overall by the San Francisco 49ers in the second round. His combine numbers are below:
Carlos Hyde signed a rookie contract with the San Francisco 49ers.
After spending time behind Frank Gore, Carlos Hyde finally got his chance when Gore signed with the Colts. He won the starting job after an intense training camp competition. In his first game, Hyde rushed for over 160 yards and two touchdowns. While he had a promising start to the season, he was placed on injured reserve in mid-December.
Carlos Hyde had a terrific 2016 season, one of the few bright spots for a struggling franchise. He rushed for almost 1000 yards despite playing in only 13 games. In addition, he added over 160 receiving yards on 27 receptions. he recorded nine total touchdowns. He was also named as an alternate to the pro bowl in recognition of his outstanding season. He was placed on injured reserve at the end of December due to an MCL injury. A highlights video of his outstanding season can be found here.
Carlos Hyde was born on September 20, 1991. He parents are Carlos Britton and Dermidra Hyde. His contract salary paid him over $650,000 this past year. His twitter handle is @elguapo. His instagram name is @el_guapo1. In the 2017 edition of NFL Madden, he was the 39th ranked running back with an overall rating of 77.
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