The redshirt freshman, who had breakout performances against
The Associated Press reported Oregon spokesman Andy McNamara confirmed Carrington is not with the team but no reason was given for the receiver's absence.
The second-ranked Ducks (13-1) play the fourth-ranked Buckeyes on Monday night at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, in the inaugural championship game of the College Football Playoff.
The 6-foot-2, 190-pound Carrington had seven catches for 166 yards and two touchdowns in a 59-20 victory over the Seminoles in the Rose Bowl. In his first start of the season against the Wildcats, Carrington had seven catches for 126 yards and one score in a 51-13 win.