Carey with the Chicago Bears in 2014
|No. 25 Chicago Bears|
|Date of birth:||October 30, 1992|
|Place of birth:||Tucson, Arizona|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||215 lb (98 kg)|
|High school:||Oro Valley (AZ) Canyon del Oro|
|NFL Draft:||2014 / Round: 4 / Pick: 117|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2016|
Ka'Deem Carey (born October 30, 1992) is an American football running back for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Bears in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Arizona, where he was recognized as an All-American.
|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|
|Recruiting star ratings: 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 from 2011-2013. 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.
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|
|Ht||Wt||40‑yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20‑ss||3‑cone||Vert jump||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|
Carey was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the fourth round with the 117th overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft. Carey signed a four-year contract on May 13, 2014. In week 13 of 2015, Carey scored his first career rushing touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers on a four-yard run. On December 27, 2015, Carey recorded his first career receiving touchdown in a 26-21 win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
- 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.
- NFL Combine Profile
- Alper, Josh (May 13, 2014). "Bears sign Ka’Deem Carey". NBCSports.com. Retrieved 2014-08-17.
- Mayer, Larry (December 6, 2015). "Read and React: Bears-49ers". Chicago Bears. Retrieved December 6, 2015.
- "Bears vs. Buccaneers - Box Score - December 27, 2015 - ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2016-01-09.