The Jacksonville Jaguars have acquired fifth-year RB Carlos Hyde from the Cleveland Browns in exchange for a 2019 fifth-round draft selection, the club announced today.
Hyde, 6-0, 229, has appeared in 56 career games with 41 starts after originally being drafted in the second round (57th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers. He has rushed for 3,111 career yards and 26 TDs on 769 attempts and recorded 115 receptions for 663 yards and three TDs in his five-year career. Since the beginning of 2016, Hyde’s 2,308 rushing yards rank eighth in the NFL.
In 2018, Hyde has played in six games (five starts) with the Cleveland Browns and led the team in all rushing categories entering Week 7, including carries (114), rushing yards (382) and rushing TDs (five). Hyde’s five rushing TDs are tied for the fourth-most in the NFL and third-most in the AFC.
From 2014-17, Hyde played in 50 games for the 49ers and registered 2,729 rushing yards and 21 TDs on 655 rushing attempts. He led the team in rushing in 2015, 2016 and 2017, posting back-to-back seasons of at least 1,000 scrimmage yards in 2016 and 2017.
Hyde attended Ohio State and appeared in 41 games making 20 starts and registering 3,198 yards and 37 touchdowns on 523 carries, while adding 34 receptions for 271 yards and four scores. His 3,198 career rushing yards are the sixth-most in program history, while his 37 rushing touchdowns are fourth. He grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, but moved to Naples as a sophomore in high school and attended Naples High School. He can be found on twitter at @elguapo.