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Early Years

Micah Hyde was born on December 31, 1990 in Fostoria, Ohio. He went to Fostoria High School and lettered in three sports: baseball, basketball and football. In his sophmore, junior and senior years on the football team, he was a team captain. In Micah’s junior year, he earned northern Ohio first-team honors as a quarterback, defensive back, and place kicker. In addition, he was named honorable mention as a punter. As a senior, he was named a first team defensive back and quarterback. In his position as quarterback, he had 549 rushing attempts for 3,443 yards and 46 touchdowns. In addition, he completed 606 out of 997 passes for 7,864 yards and 65 touchdowns. Hyde broke 17 school records, including those for touchdown passes in a season and a career. He shinned on the basketball court and baseball field too. He earned first-team all-conference basketball and baseball honors and averaged 22 points a game in basketball during his time there.

College Days

Hyde played for the Iowa Hawkeyes, mostly on special teams. His first college playing time was in a game against Northern Iowa, where he  contributed one tackle on special teams. He also played against the Michigan Wolverines and had two tackles.

In his sophomore year, Micah had a much more crucial role on defense and he started all 13 games as cornerback. His first really big play with the Iowa Hawkeyes was in a game against the Ball State Cardinals, where he forced a fumble and intercepted a pass. When the Hawkeyes played Michigan State later in the season, he scored his first touchdown. Micah finished his sophomore season with a career-high in tackles with 82, 58 of them solo, with 4 interceptions. As a result of his performance, he was named as an honorable mention to the All-Big Ten team.

Hyde’s success continued with the Hawkeyes in his junior and senior years. In his senior year, he was named a first-team All-Big Ten selection and also won the Tatum-Woodson Award, which is annually given to the best defensive back in the conference. He wrapped up his playing career with the Hawkeyes starting every game for three consecutive seasons. His impressive senior year stats include: 78 tackles, 14 defensed passes, an interception, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.

NFL Career

Hyde played for the Green Bay Packers from 2013-2016. He signed a 5-year contract with the Buffalo Bills in March 2017 and had a very successful first year with the team and is eager to start season #2 with the Bills. You can see more of his defensive stats with the Green Bay Packers and Buffalo Bills, by clicking here.

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