My two cents: Carey will be on my Heisman ballot

2013-12-08T00:00:00Z My two cents: Carey will be on my Heisman ballot Arizona Daily Star
December 08, 2013 12:00 am

My Heisman Trophy ballot is due today and I’m going to vote Ka’Deem Carey third. It might sound like a homer pick, but I don’t think it is.

When the Pac-12 released its all-conference teams last week, no Arizona offensive lineman received any votes. Not even honorable mention. That’s crazy.

Arizona’s other all-star running backs all ran behind all-conference blockers. Trung Canidate had Yusuf Scott and Edwin Mulitalo. Ontiwaun Carter had Warner Smith. David Adams had Joe Tofflemire and Vance Johnson had Jeff Kiewel.

Because Arizona was also breaking in a new quarterback, one who had difficulty stretching the field, and because the Wildcats started two freshmen wide receivers, sometimes three, it meant Carey was the focus of every opposing defensive scheme.

And yet he still ran for more than 100 yards in every game, paying a physical toll for every yard, operating as a moving target.

Carey isn’t likely to finish in the top five of the Heisman voting, no UA player has ever come close, but if he isn’t in the top 10, it’ll be a shame.

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