Oregon's Rose Bowl hopes dashed by Ka'Deem Carey, Arizona

Oregon will likely miss the Pac-12 title game for the second straight year. (USATSI)
Oregon will likely miss the Pac-12 title game for the second straight year. (USATSI)

The headlines coming out of Oregon suggested that the Ducks weren't thrilled to be playing for a Rose Bowl bid after entering the season with BCS title hopes. The Ducks definitely did not play like conference title contenders on Saturday against Arizona, and now the team won't even get a shot at the Rose Bowl. 

Arizona was dominant on the ground thanks to Ka'Deem Carey's second 200+ yard performance of the season. The Wildcats did a great job of converting on third down and forcing turnovers to prevent the Ducks offense from ever getting into a rhythm. 

Oregon can still earn a share of the Pac-12 North title with a win against Oregon State next week, but Stanford beat Cal on Saturday to clinch the division's bid to the Pac-12 title game with a 7-2 conference record, thanks to the head-to-head advantage.

Carey finished the game with 206 yards and four touchdowns on 48 carries, breaking Trung Candidate's all-time school rushing record (3,824 yards) in the process. The victory sparked some social media smack talk from the official Arizona athletics account, playing a joke on Oregon's "Win the day" motto. 

Let's see what Ka'Deem Carey has to say: 

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Chip Patterson has spent his young career covering college sports from the Old North State. He's been writing and talking about football and basketball for CBS Sports since 2010. You may have heard him... Full Bio

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