No. 25 Chicago Bears
|Date of birth:October 30, 1992|
|Place of birth: Tucson, Arizona|
|High school: Oro Valley (AZ) Canyon del Oro|
|NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 4 / Pick: 117|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
Career highlights and awards
Ka'Deem Carey (born October 30, 1992) is an American football running back for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Arizona, and was recognized as an All-American. He was drafted by the Bears in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
|Name||Hometown||High school / college||Height||Weight||40‡||Commit date|
|Tucson, AZ||Canyon del Oro||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)||184 lb (83 kg)||4.6||Feb 2, 2011|
|Scout: Rivals: 247Sports: N/A ESPN grade: 78|
|Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 55 (RB) Rivals: 13 (RB) ESPN: 33 (RB)|
Carey attended the University of Arizona, where he played for the Arizona Wildcats football team in 2011 and 2012. As a true freshman in 2011, Carey rushed for 425 yards on 91 carries with six touchdowns. In 13 games of his sophomore season in 2012, he rushed for 1,929 yards on 303 carries with 23 touchdowns, which broke the Arizona single-season record for both rushing yards and rushing touchdowns. On November 10, 2012 Carey set the Pac-12 record for rushing yards in a game with 366. On December 11, 2012 Carey was named a 2012 consensus All-American at the running back position.
In January 2013, he pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor assault and disorderly conduct charges stemming from an alleged domestic violence incident involving his pregnant ex-girlfriend. Charges were dropped in June.
Carey served a one-game suspension to start the 2013 football season. During the season he set a school record for rushing yards and rushing touchdowns. He finished the season with 1,885 yards on 349 carries and 19 touchdowns and was a consensus All-American for the second straight season.
|Year||Team||Att||Yards||Avg||Long||Rush TDs||Rec||Yards||Rec TDs|
2014 NFL Draft
Carey was drafted by the Chicago Bears with the 117th overall pick (17th pick of the 4th round). He signed a 4-year contract on May 13, 2014.
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|5 ft 9 in||207 lb||4.69 s||1.58 s||2.62 s||4.38 s||7.08 s||32 1⁄2 in||9 ft 7 in||19 reps|
|All values from NFL Combine|
- ESPN.com stats
- Arizona’s Ka’Deem Carey breaks Pac-12 rushing record
- Arizona’s Ka’Deem Carey has new status: Consensus All-American
- UA football's Ka'Deem Carey pleads not guilty to domestic violence charges
- Arizona football: Charges dropped against All-American Ka'Deem Carey
- Arizona Wildcats football: RB Carey suspended, will not play tonight
- Ka'Deem Carey sets Arizona records in upset of Oregon
- Ka’Deem Carey Named Consensus All-American
- "Arizona RB Ka'Deem Carey to enter 2014 NFL Draft". NFL.com. 2014-01-13. Retrieved 2014-01-20.