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Posted: Saturday, May 10, 2014 11:06 pm | Updated: 11:11 pm, Sat May 10, 2014.

Former University of Arizona and Canyon Del Oro running back Ka'Deem Carey was drafted in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears, Carey was the 117th player taken.

He joins former Wildcats linebacker Lance Briggs, offensive lineman Eben Britton and tight end Fendi Onobun (basketball) on the Bears’ roster. Carey left Arizona after his junior season but from 2011-13, Carey was a two-time consensus All-American, a two-time first-team All-Pac-12 selection and the 2013 Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year. In 2012, he was the nation’s leading rusher in yards per game (148.4) and total yards (1,929). He is Arizona’s all-time career rushing leader (4,232 yards) and ranks seventh all-time in Pac-12 history. Carey owns the Arizona and Pac-12 single-game rushing records (366 yards vs. Colorado in 2012) and Arizona’s single-season rushing record (1,929 yards in 2012). In total, he owns or shares 26 Arizona single-game, season and career records.

Carey led CDO to a state title his junior years and was an All-State selection for the Dorados.

Carey is expected to battle to be Matt Forte's back-up next season. Despite his gaudy college accomplishments, Carey seemed to slip in the draft because of a slow 40-yard dash time at the NFL Draft Combine.

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