Carlos Hyde Scouting Report
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NFL Draft > 2014 Prospects > RB > Carlos Hyde

Carlos Hyde Scouting Report

Projected Draft Position
by FFToolbox Writers

FFToolbox's 4/23 Mock Draft Not selected  
Mark Niemi's 4/18 Mock Draft Not selected  
Mark Morales-Smith's 4/17 Mock Draft Round 1: #26 by CLE
Matt De Lima's 4/10 Mock Draft Round 2: #16 by BAL
Ricky Dimon's 4/8 Mock Draft Round 2: #12 by STL
Rob Warner's 3/20 Mock Draft Round 2: #3 by CLE

FFToolbox User Mock Drafts

13.9% used Carlos Hyde in their first round mock.
The teams most often chosen were:
CLE (9%), MIA (7%), TEN (3%), NO (3%)
Position: RB
Conference: Big10
School: Ohio State Buckeyes
Year/Status: Senior
Jersey Number: #34
Height & Weight: 5'11 - 238 lbs.
Draft Prediction: Second Round
Ranked #48 on our Top 100 Prospects Board

2014 NFL Combine Results
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Carlos Hyde, RB , Ohio State

The NFL might be shifting toward a preference of thicker, stockier backs due to the recent success of Eddie Lacy and Le'Veon Bell. If that becomes the case, Hyde could quickly rise up draft boards. He displayed decent speed and great power when carrying the load for the Buckeyes.

Really great in pass protection. Will earn a lot of respect from coaches for this alone. Given his size, he needs to learn to run north/south rather than look to punish defenders for trying to tackle him. Will sometimes absorb more contact than necessary. This physicality is a defining part of his game. Falls forward dependably and understands down and distance well on every play. Pretty good job of keeping feet active and pushing forward. Bounces it outside a little too often. Average vision, missing cut back lanes on occasion. Decent burst for his size. Doesn't have the quick feet of a guy like Lacy.

Average hands as a receiver. Runs route effectively and puts good corners in and out of his breaks. Not a home run hitter. Will probably finish every year with a long run of about 40 to 50 yards max.

Hyde projects as an early to mid-second round option in the 2014 NFL Draft.

FANTASY OUTLOOK: Fits in the mold of Lacy and Bell, two young backs who have found early success. Above-average hands and may have some third down potential if a team embraces him as an every-down option. Should see goal-line work, which will boost his fantasy production. Value really hinges on where he lands. One of the top backs based on talent. Only has flex to bench player upside in redraft leagues until we know which team drafts him. Mid-first rounder in dynasty drafts.

Last Updated Mar-25-2014 by Matt De Lima

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