Carey's time is now - Tucson News Now

Carey's time is now

Posted: Updated:
  • Most ReadMost ReadMore>>

  • Arkansas State University freshman impaled after freak accident

    Arkansas State University freshman impaled after freak accident

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:05:38 GMT
    After being impaled in the neck with the shaft of a golf club, 18-year-old Natalie Jo Eaton is recovering at Regional One Medical Center.
    After being impaled in the neck with the shaft of a golf club, 18-year-old Natalie Jo Eaton is recovering at Regional Medical Center in Memphis.
  • Results of law enforcement crackdown on Wednesday

    Results of law enforcement crackdown on Wednesday

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-08-21 12:46:04 GMT
    Over a dozen people have been arrested in the crackdown of a gang known as the 'Eastside Crips'.  A group of more than 200 federal, state and local law enforcement officials carried out raids and searches across Tucson on Wednesday. 
    Over a dozen people have been arrested in the crackdown of a gang known as the 'Eastside Crips'.  A group of more than 200 federal, state and local law enforcement officials carried out raids and searches across Tucson on Wednesday. 
  • TPD lieutenant's demotion reversed

    TPD lieutenant's demotion reversed

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-08-21 04:02:35 GMT
    Police claimed Lopez violated several regulations but a judge later found TPD didn't have clear regulations that applied in this case.
    Police claimed Lopez violated several regulations but a judge later found TPD didn't have clear regulations that applied in this case.
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

All the years of hard work will culminate this weekend when Tucson native Ka'deem Carey gets selected in the NFL Draft.

Carey kept a low profile Thursday night at the home of a supporter while watching the first round of the National Football League's annual selection.

Carey is projected as a 3rd or 4th round pick so he was not expecting to hear his name called on opening night.

If UA's all-time leading rusher is indeed a 3rd round pick he will get that special call from an NFL team on Friday. If he falls lower he'll have to wait for the final three rounds (4-7) on Saturday.

CBSSports.com listed Carey as the 8th best running back in the draft. No running backs were taken in the first round.

Copyright 2014 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

  • UA SportsMore>>

  • KELLY: Quarterback battle taking shape

    KELLY: Quarterback battle taking shape

    Sunday, August 10 2014 1:39 PM EDT2014-08-10 17:39:24 GMT
    All indications after Week 1 of Fall Camp are that redshirt-freshman Anu Solomon is winning the quarterback battle for Arizona.
    All indications after Week 1 of Fall Camp are that redshirt-freshman Anu Solomon is winning the quarterback battle for Arizona.
  • Cordes swims to a new height at US Nationals

    Cordes swims to a new height at US Nationals

    Friday, August 8 2014 3:04 AM EDT2014-08-08 07:04:19 GMT
    Kevin Cordes breaks a U.S. record on his way to winning the 200-meter breaststroke national championship.
    Kevin Cordes breaks a U.S. record on his way to winning the 200-meter breaststroke national championship.
  • Meet the Cats

    Meet the Cats

    Friday, August 8 2014 2:20 AM EDT2014-08-08 06:20:03 GMT
    Fans can meet the 2014 Arizona Football team next Friday night at the Stadium.
    Fans can meet the 2014 Arizona Football team next Friday night at the Stadium.
Powered by WorldNow