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Ka'Deem carey earns CFPA nod

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University of Arizona junior running back Ka'Deem Carey has been named College Football Performance Awards Honorable Mention Running Back of the week, it was announced on Monday.

Against USC on Thursday, Carey had 21 rushes for 138 yards and a long of 39 yards. He averaged 6.6 yards per carry. He earned his 14th career and eighth-straight 100-yard rushing game against the Trojans and he leads all active Pac-12 players in 100-yard rushing games. He also had six catches for 36 yards and a long catch of 11 yards against the Trojans.

On the season, he totals 94 carries for 569 yards, 6.1 yards per carry and 142.2 yards per game with five touchdowns. His yards per game rank No. 2 in the Pac-12 and No. 4 nationally. He also has 12 receptions for 118 yards and 29.5 yards per game. Carey totals 687 all-purpose yards and 171.8 all-purpose yards per game.

The Wildcats will return to Arizona Stadium on Oct. 19 to take on Utah for a 7 p.m. MST kickoff. The game will be televised by Pac-12 Networks with Kevin Calabro, Yogi Roth and Jill Savage calling the action. The contest will also air on KCUB 1290 AM in Tucson and Fox Sports 910 AM in Phoenix with Brian Jeffries, Lamont Lovett and Dana Cooper with the call.

Tickets for the 2013 football season, including in the north end zone and club level of the Lowell-Stevens Football Facility, are available and can be purchased by visiting the McKale Center Ticket Office, calling 520-621-CATS or by visiting ArizonaWildcats.com/footballtickets. Fans can also make appointments via the McKale Center Ticket Office to tour the seating areas during normal business hours.

For continued coverage of Arizona football, follow the team on Facebook at facebook.com/ArizonaFootball and on Twitter @ArizonaFBall.

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