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LeBron James FaceTime'd Carlos Hyde After His Dominant Performance vs. Minnesota

LeBron James cheers on the Ohio State football team.

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Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James is a known Ohio State fan. Apparently, he also roots for Buckeyes alums at the next level, too.

After former Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde, now a San Francisco 49er, lit up the Minnesota Vikings for 168 yards and two touchdowns, James reached out via FaceTime to congratulate him. Via

In a recent sit-down interview, the San Francisco 49ers running back said that besides hearing from his mom, his favorite postgame call or text came from a certain NBA superstar.

“I heard from LeBron James. Me and LeBron have the same trainer, David Alexander, down in Miami,” Hyde said. “After the game I FaceTime'd LeBron and my trainer. They were super hyped.”

Here's the move Hyde pulled that set social media on fire. It was very similar to what OSU wideout Braxton Miller did week one against Virginia Tech.

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It's been quite a week for the former Buckeye. What will he do for an encore?