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LeBron James congratulated Carlos Hyde after big Week 1 performance

San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde celebrates with fans after scoring on a 17-yard touchdown run against the Minnesota Vikings during the second half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, Sept. 14, 2015.

San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde celebrates with fans after scoring on a 17-yard touchdown run against the Minnesota Vikings during the second half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, Sept. 14, 2015.

Carlos Hyde's face lit up when discussing his primetime performance against the Vikings.

In a recent sit-down interview with 49ers team reporter, Joe Fann, Hyde could not help but express his excitement over one postgame congratulations he received.

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

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That's what 168 rushing yards and two touchdowns in a nationally televised game will do.

(h/t 49ers.com)