34 Carlos Hyde

Carlos Hyde Ohio State
usaUnited States
Naples, FL
High School
Past Teams
Ohio State
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Post-OSU Update: Carlos Hyde ended his four-year OSU career ranked sixth all-time in rushing yards (3,198, two behind Keith Byars). He was selected with the 57th overall pick (2nd round) of the 2014 NFL Draft by San Francisco. He played four years with the 49ers, rushing for over 900 yards twice. He had his only 1,000 yard season in 2019 with Houston. Hyde last played for Jacksonville in 2021. He ended his NFL career with 4,979 rushing yards (4.1 avg.) and 40 total touchdowns. (updated: Oct. 2023)

Jersey #: 34 (2011-13), 26 (2010)

Major: African-American and African Studies (2013), Criminology (2012), Management & Industry (2010-11)

Weight: 235 (2012-13), 238 (2010-11)

2013 Media Guide: Urban Meyer’s offenses always feature a power running game – five of his 11 teams have had Top 15 NCAA rushing averages and his six Florida teams had more rushing yards (15,109) and touchdowns (185) than every other SEC school between 2005-10 – but his teams were all so balanced that 20 of his players rushed for more than 600 yards in a season during that time but none topped 1,000, until quarterback Braxton Miller rushed for 1,271 yards in 2012 … Carlos Hyde, who is big, fast, physical and runs with an attitude, is poised to become Meyer’s first 1,000-yard running back … he enters his senior season with impressive career numbers – when one considers he’s only started 11 times – of 1,677 rushing yards, 22 rushing touchdowns, seven 100-yard games and his breakout 2012 campaign is proof he’s ready for the really big time … Carlos rushed for 970 yards and scored 16 rushing touchdowns in less than 10 games last year, missing two because of an ankle issue … he led the Big Ten Conference in both scoring and touchdown scoring (10.2 points per game) and he was named second-team all-Big Ten … he also earned Ohio State’s Rex Kern outstanding offensive back award for his efforts, which included overpowering games against Nebraska with 140 rushing yards and four touchdowns, against Michigan with 146 yards and a touchdown, against Illinois with 137 yards and three touchdowns and against Indiana with a career-high 156 yards … he played the final eight games, after missing the Cal and UAB games.

2012 Media Guide: Carlos is a big, bruising running back with lots of speed … this two-year letterman had his first significant opportunities to carry the football as a sophomore in 2011 and he responded with 566 rushing yards to rank third on the team … his 5.3 yards-per-carry average led all Buckeyes and his six TDs was tops for among running backs and second only to Braxton Miller’s seven … opened the 2011 season with a career-high 97 yards vs. Akron and then topped that two more times during the season … was impressive with 104 yards and two touchdowns vs. Nebraska, including a stunning 63-yard TD rush off right tackle … rushed for 105 yards and a score vs. Indiana … he was one of three Buckeyes (Boom Herron and Braxton Miller) to rush for over 100 yards vs. Indiana, the fourth time in school history that three backs have topped 100 yards in a game … gained 76 yards rushing and scored twice in the win over Toledo … Carlos also caught 10 passes for 73 yards last year … a veteran of 20 games played, he has started three times (Akron, Toledo and Miami in 2011) … played in seven games as a true freshman in 2010 … enters his junior season with 707 career rushing yards and six touchdowns.

2011 Media Guide: Power running back who shows lateral dexterity … experience has increased his comfort level within the Buckeye system.

2010: True freshman who gained his first collegiate experience at tailback … 32 yards on 5 carries vs. Eastern Michigan … gained 48 yards on 9 carries in the Indiana win … 5 carries for 21 yards in the Purdue victory … gained 32 yards on 3 carries at Minnesota… first-year letterman … enrolled at OSU in January, 2010.

High School: Power running back who shows lateral dexterity … spent autumn 2009 at Fork Union Military Academy playing for Coach John Shuman … rushed for 1,653 yards, 16 touchdowns as a senior for Coach Bill Kramer at Naples (Fla.) High … Naples Daily News Broxson Award as player of the year … Ft. Myers News-Press Southwest Florida player of the year … Golden Eagles were 2007 state champions and 2008 regional finalists … Super Prep Florida Top 75 … a basketball and track standout … mentor to elementary school students.

Personal: son of Dermidra Hyde and Carlos Britton … enrolled at OSU in January.


SeasonTeamGGSRush AttRush YdsRush AvgRush TDTgtRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDLng2 Pt ConvFumLost
2010Ohio State70241415.90NA0000160NANA
2011Ohio State1331065665.36NA10737.30630NANA
2012Ohio State1081859705.216NA8516.4129011
2013Ohio State11NA20815217.315NA161479.23550NANA