2015 NFL DRAFT

Ka'Deem Carey, RB

School: Arizona  |  Conference: PAC12
College Experience: Junior  |  Hometown: Tucson, AZ
Height/Weight: 5-9 / 207 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
11783-4
2013 Season
Finished the season with 1,885 yards (No. 3 nationally) on 349 carries and 19 touchdowns ... Averaged 157.1 yards per game (No. 2 nationally) and 5.4 yards per carry ... Averaged 29.08 carries per game to lead the nation ... Also hauled in 26 receptions for 173 yards and one touchdown ... Averaged 6.7 yards per catch ... In Arizona's 42-19 AdvoCare V100 Bowl win over Boston College, rushed for 169 yards on 27 carries with two touchdowns ... Marked the 16th-straight game in which he eclipsed the century mark, the longest streak in Pac-12 history and the longest for any FBS player in the last 10 seasons ... His 169 all-purpose yards brought his career mark to 5,483 yards and the Arizona school record, surpassing Dennis Northcutt's 5,392 yards (1996-99) ... With 157 yards in a loss at No. 13 ASU, Ka'Deem Carey became the 10th player in Pac-12 history to top the 4,000-yard mark ... Rushed for 32 carries and a touchdown in Tempe, totaling 322 carries for a new program record ... In Arizona's 42-16 win over then-No. 5 Oregon on Nov. 23, Carey re-wrote the record books with his 48 carries, 206 yards and four touchdowns ... Became the school's all-time rushing leader, surpassing Trung Canidate's 3,824 yards set from 1996-99.Scored four touchdowns, breaking Art Luppino's school record (48) previously set from 1953-56 ... 48 carries set a new school record, breaking his own total of 39 against Utah earlier this season (Oct. 19) ... 48 rushes are the most by any FBS player this season, breaking Tyler Gaffney's (Stanford) total ... Rushed for 132 yards on 26 carries in a 24-17 loss to Washington State on Nov. 16 for his 13th-straight game over 100 yards ... Collected his 12th rushing score of the season on a 30-yard run ... Also hauled in 45 receiving yards on six catches ... Recorded his first receiving TD of the season on a seven-yard pass ... Finished the a 31-26 loss to UCLA on Nov. 9 with 149 rushing yards on 28 carries with a touchdown ... Rushing touchdown was his 11th of the season and 40th career ... Carried the ball 32 times for 152 yards in a 33-28 win at Cal on Nov. 2 ... Recorded his 17th 100-yard outing and his 11th straight, breaking Trung Canidate's UA record of 10 straight from the 1999 season ... Increased his 2013 season rushing total to 1,072 yards for his second-straight 1,000-yard season and became to the fourth Wildcat all-time to post multiple 1,000-yard seasons ... Scored four rushing touchdowns, one shy of his single-game school record of five set last year against Colorado (Nov. 12, 2012), in a 44-20 win in Boulder on Oct. 26 ... Finished the game with 119 yards on 23 carries, collecting his 10th-straight 100-yard game.Rushed for 232 yards (second-most in career) on a school-record 39 carries in 35-24 win over Utah on Oct. 19 ... 232 rushing yards rank No. 3 in single-game school history ... Became the sixth Arizona player to rush for 3,000 yards in a career ... 44-yard touchdown to ice the game in the fourth quarter marked his 38th career touchdown ... Finished the game with 237 all-purpose yards with three receptions ... Broke the 100-yard mark for the eighth-straight game and 12th time in the last 13 games at USC on Oct. 10 ... Finished the game with 138 yards on 21 carries ... Amassed 174 all-purpose yards to top the 150-yard mark for an eighth-straight game played in the 38-31 loss ... At Washington on Sept. 28, had 132 yards on the ground coupled with 49 yards receiving ... Finished with one score on the ground in the 31-13 loss ... Gained 128 yards on 27 carries vs. UTSA on Sept. 14 ... Scored a pair of rushing touchdowns on four- and seven-yard runs ... Also hauled in two receptions for 33 yards and a long of 17 ... Totaled 161 all-purpose yards in the 38-13 win ... Opened the season at UNLV on Sept. 7 and took his first touch of the game 58 yards for a touchdown (30th career TD) ... Finished the game with 16 carries for 171 yards and two touchdowns, his 11th 100-yard rushing performance ... Averaged 10.7 yards per carry in the 58-13 win.
2012 Season
Started and played in 13 games at running back ... Named to eight All-America teams, including Walter Camp, The Sporting News and the Associated Press, to earn consensus All-America honors from the NCAA ... All-Pac-12 First-Team ... A member of the Maxwell Award Watch List ... College Football Performance Awards National Running Back of the Year ... College Football Performance Awards National Player of the Week and Pac-12 Player of the Week for his performance in the Colorado game ... A four-time Offensive Player of the Week, selected by the Arizona coaching staff ... The nation's leading rusher in yards per game (148.4) and total yards (1,929) ... Broke Trung Canidate's single-season school-record rushing mark of 1,602 yards from 1999 in the first quarter of the Arizona State game on Nov. 23.Against Colorado on Nov. 10, he broke the Pac-12 and UA single-game rushing records with 366 yards on the ground ... His 1,929 yards rank No. 5 in Pac-12 single-season history ... Carey's 24 touchdowns (23 rushing and one receiving) ranked No. 5 nationally and No. 1 in the Pac-12 while breaking the Arizona single-season rushing TD school record ... The first Wildcat to register back-to-back 200-plus yard rushing games (366 vs. Colorado, 204 at Utah) and is just the third to have multiple 200-yard games in his career ... Topped 100 yards rushing in 10 games, just a year after the Wildcats broke 100 yards as a team only five times in 12 contests in 2011 ... Finished the season with 2,248 all-purpose yards, falling one yard shy of Dennis Northcutt's single-season school record of 2,249 set in 1999.
2011 Season
Played in 11 games as a true freshman running back ... Second on the club with 425 yards on 91 totes with team-best six scoring runs ... Ran for two scores at USC and at Colorado ... Season-best 67 yards on nine carries against UCLA, season-high 12 carries in both the Oregon and USC games ... Season-best three receptions for 45 yards and a score at USC, plus had a scoring catch at ASU ... Team's top kickoff return specialist with 26 attempts for 549 yards ... Had nine kickoff returns for 197 yards against Oregon, to set school records in both categories.
High School
Member of the PrepStar Dream Team ... Tacoma News-Tribune Western 100 ... Arizona Republic All-Arizona ... Arizona Republic First-Team 4A All-State ... Arizona Daily Star First-Team All-Southern Arizona ... Arizona Football Coaches' Association First-Team All-State Top 25, plus first-team 4A-I all-state and 4A-I all-conference ... MaxPreps Top-25 tailback ... Rushed for 1,754 yards and 26 touchdowns as a senior ... As a junior, ran the ball 224 times for 2,738 yards, 45 touchdowns, helping CDO compile a 14-0 record and win the 4A-I state championship.
Personal
Son of Tisha Carey and Jack Carey ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
 
 
Player News
05/13/2014 - 2014 NFL DRAFT BEST VALUE PICK: CHICAGO BEARS: Round 4/117 -- Ka'Deem Carey, RB, 5-10, 207, Arizona...A hard runner who lacks breakaway speed but was extremely durable and productive, Carey was the Pac-12 offensive player of the year in 2013 with 1,885 yards on 349 carries. He finished four years with 4,239 yards on 743 carries, averaging 5.7 yards. He will fit in as Matt Forte's backup and possibly will get short-yardage assignments. It was the role Michael Bush had last year before being cut for salary-cap purposes. - The Sports Xchange
 

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