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Carlos Hyde?

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by ghst187, Nov 30, 2013.

  1. ghst187

    ghst187 Well-Known Member

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    What do you guys think about him as a potential draft target?
    Guy is a bruiser, 240, not to mention a pretty darn good RB. I can't stand Ohio St but would LOVE to have a big bruising back like Hyde to 1) move the chains consistently 2) be automatic in short yard situations and 3) PUNISH the NYGs for all those years of that scumbag Brandon Jacobs.
  2. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    What round? Beware Big 10 running backs. They have not done too well in recent years.
  3. VirusX

    VirusX Active Member

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    Today over 200 Yards Rushing and only 1 stop behind the LOS...

    He is definitely a day 1 pick.
  4. tantrix1969

    tantrix1969 Well-Known Member

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    I've seen him rated from late 3rd all the way to udfa.
  5. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    In 35 games he has gone over 100 yards 12 times. He has gone for less than 60 yards 18 times.
  6. visionary

    visionary Well-Known Member

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    this

    no big 10 RBs
    no USC QBs
    no LSU defensive players

    lets start a list of "no noes" in the draft

    like, no trading up to draft CB or WR in top 10 :)
  7. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Carlos Hyde - RB - Buckeyes
    Ohio State senior RB Carlos Hyde has converted 80 percent of his third down carries this season, according to Greg Peshek.

    As we have stated over and over again, Hyde has really emerged this season. Our own josh Norris has compared him to Zac Stacy and Frank Gore because of his ability to beat first contact on a consistent basis. For comparison, Boston College's Andre Williams has converted close to 45 percent of the same opportunities.


    Source: Greg Peshek on Twitter
    Dec 4 - 3:38 PM
  8. KevinU

    KevinU Active Member

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    I would take Hyde in a heart beat. He is a beast.



  9. ABQcowboyJR

    ABQcowboyJR Well-Known Member

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    Bell seems to be doing pretty good this year.

    To the OP I'm not sure how I feel about him yet. Drafting a back like that really depends on how the team feels about Murray IMO, because he is the same kind of back. I'd prefer to get a more elusive guy myself.
  10. Questfor6

    Questfor6 Well-Known Member

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    Charles Sims or Seastrunk would be ideal since Dunbar looks like he'll struggle to stay healthy.
  11. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    Bell has missed games due to injury. When he does play he averages 3.39 yards per carry and 2.08 yards per carry in the 4th quarter.
  12. ABQcowboyJR

    ABQcowboyJR Well-Known Member

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    IMO that is more of a reflection on the ineptitude of Pitt. He has looked good from what I have watched of him since coming off the injury.
  13. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    That's misleading. Pitt has a god awful Oline. Bell is a really good runner.
  14. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    Felix Jones(3.60 ypc) and Jonathan Dwyer(3.95 ypc) must be even better runners because they average more per carry than Bell.

    I think Hyde would be a decent pick up, but I don't think he is worth a 1st or 2nd. Really, not a 3rd, either. He is not as good as Bell and Bell went in the 2nd.

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