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Encyclopedia > Lloyd Carr
Lloyd Carr
Title Head coach
College Michigan
Sport Football
Conference Big Ten
Team record 121-40
Born July 30, 1945 (1945-07-30) (age 62)
Place of birth Flag of Tennessee Hawkins County, TN
Career highlights
Overall 121-40
Coaching stats
College Football DataWarehouse
Championships
1997 National Championship
5 Big Ten titles
Awards
1997 Walter Camp Nat'l COY
1997 Paul "Bear" Bryant Award
Northern Michigan University Hall of Fame 1997
1997 Catholic League Hall of Fame
2004 Jewish Sports Hall of Fame
Playing career
1964-1966
1967
Missouri
Northern Michigan
Position QB
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1995-2007
1987-1994
1980-1986
1978-1979
1976-1977
1974-1975
1970-1973
1968-1969
Michigan
Michigan (DC)
Michigan (Secondary)
Illinois (Assistant)
Eastern Michigan
John Glenn HS
Belleville HS
Nativity HS

Lloyd H. Carr (born July 30, 1945) was the head coach of the University of Michigan football team from 1995-2007. Carr had a record of 121-40. Under Carr, the Wolverines won or shared five Big Ten titles (in 1997, 1998, 2000, 2003, and 2004), and his 1997 squad was declared the Associated Press national champion.[1] At a Sunday team meeting, on November 18, 2007, after losing 14-3 to rival Ohio State, Coach Carr told his team that he was retiring after Michigan's bowl game, and made an official announcement at a 10 A.M. press conference on Monday, November 19, 2007.[2] Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... The head coach in sports coaching is the coach who is in charge of the other coaches. ... This List of colleges and universities in the United States includes colleges and universities in the U.S. that grant four-year baccalaureate and/or post-graduate masters and doctorate degrees. ... The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (U of M, UM or simply Michigan) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Michigan, and one of the foremost universities in the United States. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... For other uses of the term Big Ten see Big Ten (disambiguation). ... is the 211th day of the year (212th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Hawkins County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... For other uses of the term Big Ten see Big Ten (disambiguation). ... The Paul Bear Bryant Award has been given out annually since 1957 to NCAA college footballs coach of the year. ... University of Missouri redirects here. ... Northern Michigan University is a four-year public university established in 1899 located in Marquette, in Michigans Upper Peninsula. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... The head coach in sports coaching is the coach who is in charge of the other coaches. ... The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (U of M, UM or simply Michigan) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Michigan, and one of the foremost universities in the United States. ... A defensive coordinator typically refers to a coach on a football team in the National Football League (or at other levels of American football) who is in charge of the defense. ... A Corner of Main Quad The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC, U of I, or simply Illinois), is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious campus in the University of Illinois system. ... Eastern Michigan University is a comprehensive, co-educational public university located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. ... John Herschel Glenn Jr. ... For other schools with the same name, see Belleville High School. ... is the 211th day of the year (212th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... The head coach in sports coaching is the coach who is in charge of the other coaches. ... The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (U of M, UM or simply Michigan) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Michigan, and one of the foremost universities in the United States. ... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... Head coach Lloyd Carr 13th year, 121–38 Home stadium Michigan Stadium Capacity 107,501 - Field Turf Conference Big Ten First year 1879 Athletic director William C. Martin Website MGoBlue. ... For other uses of the term Big Ten see Big Ten (disambiguation). ... The 1997 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the college football season of 1997-1998. ... The Associated Press, or AP, is an American news agency, the worlds largest such organization. ... This article is about Ohio State; there is also an Ohio University. ...

Contents

Youth and education

Born in Hawkins County, Tennessee, Carr moved with his family to Riverview, Michigan when he was ten years old. [citation needed] Carr's picture is still shown in the Riverview Community High School gym lobby, he quarterbacked the Pirates to a 1962 State Championship. A talented athlete, Carr played college football at University of Missouri, and later at Northern Michigan University (NMU) while earning his M.A. in education administration. He was a star quarterback at NMU and led the Wildcats to an undefeated season after transferring there from Missouri. [citation needed] Hawkins County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... This article is about the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... There is also a tiny, unincorporated community named Riverview in Newaygo County. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... The University of Missouri System is the designated public research and land-grant university system of the state of Missouri. ... Northern Michigan University is a four-year public university established in 1899 located in Marquette, in Michigans Upper Peninsula. ... A Master of Arts is a postgraduate academic masters degree awarded by universities in North America and the United Kingdom (excluding the ancient universities of Scotland and Oxbridge. ...


Early coaching career

Carr's coaching career began as an assistant at Nativity High School in Detroit (1968-69) and at Belleville High School (1970-73). He became head coach at Westland John Glenn High School in 1973 and earned Regional Class A Coach of the Year honors in 1975 following an 8-1 season. Detroit redirects here. ... Belleville is a city in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Westland is a city located in Wayne County, Michigan. ...


Carr's collegiate coaching career started with two seasons as an assistant coach at Eastern Michigan University (1976-77), followed by two seasons as an assistant coach at Illinois (1978-79). Carr then moved on to Michigan where he served as an assistant under Bo Schembechler (1980-89) and Gary Moeller (1990-94). Carr was the team's defensive secondary coach for his first seven seasons and then defensive coordinator from 1987 until 1994. He also held the title of assistant head coach from 1990 to 1994. Eastern Michigan University is a comprehensive, co-educational public university located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. ... A Corner of Main Quad The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC, U of I, or simply Illinois), is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious campus in the University of Illinois system. ... Glenn Edward Bo Schembechler (April 1, 1929 – November 17, 2006) was an American college football coach best known as the head coach at the University of Michigan, where he coached the Wolverines from 1969 until 1989. ... Gary O. Moeller (1941- ) Played college football at The Ohio State University before becoming a turncoat and coaching at scUM. He also coached at Illinois from 1977 to 1979. ...


Head coach at Michigan

Carr was named Michigan's interim head coach on May 13, 1995, following the resignation of Gary Moeller nine days earlier due to off-the-field trouble. Though athletic director Joe Roberson initially declared that Carr was not a candidate in the search for Moeller's permanent replacement, Roberson reversed his earlier position and gave Carr the job permanently on November 13, 1995 after he posted an 8-2 record through his first ten games as head coach. His very first game as head coach, at home against Virginia in late August 1995, was at the time Michigan's largest ever comeback win, from 17-0 down. Gary O. Moeller (1941- ) Played college football at The Ohio State University before becoming a turncoat and coaching at scUM. He also coached at Illinois from 1977 to 1979. ...


In 1997, Carr's team defeated Ohio State, 20-14, making him the third Michigan coach to defeat Ohio State in each of his first three games, following Fielding Yost and Fritz Crisler. The Wolverines concluded that season with a win over Washington State in the Rose Bowl, after which Michigan was named national champions by the Associated Press. They were also awarded the MacArthur Bowl by the National Football Foundation Hall of Fame and the Grantland Rice Award by the Football Writers Association of America, given annually to the nation's most outstanding football team. For his efforts Carr received the Paul "Bear" Bryant Award and was named the National Coach of the Year. The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Ohio. ... Fielding Harris Yost (April 30, 1871 - August 20, 1946) was a U.S. football coach. ... Herbert O. Fritz Crisler (born January 12, 1899 near Earlville, Illinois; died August 19, 1982) was a head football coach, best known for his tenure at the University of Michigan from 1938 to 1947. ... Washington State University (WSU) is a major public research university in Pullman, Washington. ... National Football Foundation logo The National Football Foundation (NFF) is a non-profit organization founded in 1947 by General Douglas MacArthur, legendary Army Black Knights football coach Earl Red Blaik and journalist Grantland Rice. ... College Football Hall of Fame front. ... The Grantland Rice Award has been presented annually since 1954 to the collegiate American football team adjudged by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) to be national champion. ... Football Writers Association logo The Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) is one of the organizations whose College Football All-America Team is recognized by the NCAA. The organization also selects the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year, the Bronko Nagurski Trophy winner, the Outland Trophy winner, the Grantland Rice... The Paul Bear Bryant Award has been given out annually since 1957 to NCAA college footballs coach of the year. ...


During the 2003 season, Carr joined Yost, Bennie Oosterbaan and Schembechler as the only coaches in school history to serve for more than 100 career games. The Wolverines also won consecutive Big Ten championships in 2003 and 2004, earning the school's 18th and 19th appearances in the Rose Bowl game. In 2005, Carr recorded his 100th career victory, against Iowa. He now ranks third in school history in career victories, behind only Schembechler (194) and Yost (165). The Iowa Hawkeyes is the team name used for all of the intercollegiate athletic teams that play for the University of Iowa. ...


November 19, 2007 Lloyd Carr announced during a televised press conference, his retirement as Head Football Coach at The University of Michigan.


Legacy

Carr is among the winningest active football coaches in the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly Division I-A). His teams have won five Big Ten titles and one national championship - in 1997. In addition, Michigan had been ranked in the Associated Press Top 25 for all but nine of its games under Carr (all occurring in 1998, 2005 and 2007). He became the first Wolverine coach to win four straight bowl games, beating Auburn, 31-28, on New Year's Day at the 2001 Florida Citrus Bowl, after leading Michigan to victories in the 1998 Rose Bowl, 1999 Florida Citrus Bowl, and the 2000 Orange Bowl.


Carr has posted a .500 or better record against two of Michigan's three top rivals, going 5-4 against Notre Dame and 10-3 against Michigan State. Carr also has recorded a 9-2 record against Penn State. His record is 6-7 against Ohio State. Head coach Charlie Weis 3rd year, 20–14–0 through 11/09/07 Home stadium Notre Dame Stadium Capacity 80,795 - Grass Conference Independent First year 1887 Athletic director Dr. Kevin White Website UND.com Team records All-time record 822–274–42 (.741) Postseason bowl record 13–15 Awards... Head coach Mark Dantonio 1st year, 5–3 Home stadium Spartan Stadium (East Lansing) Capacity 75,005 - Grass Conference Big Ten First year 1896 Athletic director Ron Mason Website MSUSpartans. ... Head Coach Joe Paterno 42nd Year, 363-121-3 Home Stadium Beaver Stadium Capacity 107,282 - Grass Conference Big Ten First Year 1887 Athletic Director Tim Curley Website GoPSUSports. ... Head Coach Jim Tressel 7th Year, 62-14 Home Stadium Ohio Stadium Capacity 101,568 - FieldTurf Conference Big Ten First Year 1889 Athletic Director Gene Smith Website OhioStateBuckeyes. ...


Activities off the field

In addition to his work on the football field, Carr is involved with the University and the community. He has been active in support of women’s athletics, endowing a women’s sports scholarship that is presented annually to a female student-athlete at UM.


Carr has served as the chairperson for the WJR/Special Olympics Golf Outing. He and his wife, Laurie, were also co-chairs of the 2002 Washtenaw County United Way Campaign. Carr serves on the NCAA Rules Committee and is a member of the American Board of Trustees. Since 2004, an annual summer "Carr's Wash for Kids" has been held with the proceeds benefiting C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. Carr also hosts the Hall-of-Fame Football Camp in his hometown of Riverview, MI. Washtenaw County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... The United Way of America is a coalition of charitable organizations in the United States that have traditionally pooled efforts in fundraising. ... The University of Michigan Health System is the wholly-owned academic medical center of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. ...


Coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl Rank#
University of Michigan Wolverines (Big Ten Conference) (1995 — present)
1995 Michigan 9-4 5-3 3rd 19
1996 Michigan 8-4 5-3 4th 20
1997 Michigan 12-0 8-0 1st 2
1998 Michigan 10-3 7-1 1stT 12
1999 Michigan 10-2 6-2 2nd 5
2000 Michigan 9-3 6-2 1stT 10
2001 Michigan 8-4 6-2 2nd 20
2002 Michigan 10-3 6-2 3rd 9
2003 Michigan 10-3 7-1 1st 7
2004 Michigan 9-3 7-1 1stT 12
2005 Michigan 7-5 5-3 3rd
2006 Michigan 11-2 7-1 2nd 9
2007 Michigan 8-4 6-2 2nd
Michigan: 121-40 81-23
Total: 121-40
      National Championship         Conference Title
Indicates BCS bowl game. #Rankings from final Coaches Poll of the season.

Head coach Lloyd Carr 13th year, 121–38 Home stadium Michigan Stadium Capacity 107,501 - Field Turf Conference Big Ten First year 1879 Athletic director William C. Martin Website MGoBlue. ... For other uses of the term Big Ten see Big Ten (disambiguation). ... The USA Today Coaches Poll is the current name for a weekly ranking of the top 25 NCAA Division I-A college football and Division I college basketball teams. ...

See also

  • Carr's record against each opponent
  • Capsule descriptions of each season from Michigan's official website

Player accomplishments

In the Carr era, several Michigan players have won national and conference awards:


National awards

“Heisman” redirects here. ... Charles Woodson (born on October 7, 1976 in Fremont, Ohio) is an American football cornerback for the Green Bay Packers. ... The Walter Camp Award, named in honor of the father of football, is given annually to the College football Player of the Year, as selected by Division 1A coaches and Sports Information directors. ... Charles Woodson (born on October 7, 1976 in Fremont, Ohio) is an American football cornerback for the Green Bay Packers. ... The Chuck Bednarik Award, named for the College and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Chuck Bednarik is given annually to the College Defensive Football Player of the Year. ... Charles Woodson (born on October 7, 1976 in Fremont, Ohio) is an American football cornerback for the Green Bay Packers. ... The Bronko Nagurski Trophy has been awarded annually since 1993 to the best all-around defensive college football player. ... Charles Woodson (born on October 7, 1976 in Fremont, Ohio) is an American football cornerback for the Green Bay Packers. ... The Jim Thorpe Award, named in memory of multi-sport legend Jim Thorpe, has been awarded to the top defensive back in college football since 1986. ... Charles Woodson (born on October 7, 1976 in Fremont, Ohio) is an American football cornerback for the Green Bay Packers. ... The Doak Walker Award, first awarded in 1990, honors the nations top college football running back. ... Raymond Christopher Perry (born December 27, 1981 in Advance, North Carolina) is an NFL running back. ... The Dave Rimington Trophy is awarded to the player considered to be the best center in college football. ... David Andrew Baas (born September 28, 1981 in Bixby, Oklahoma) is an American football center currently playing for the San Francisco 49ers of the NFL. He was selected with the 1st pick of the second round (33rd overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft out of the University of Michigan. ... The Fred Biletnikoff Award has been presented since 1994 to the nations top college football wide receiver by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club. ... Braylon Jamel Edwards (born February 21, 1983 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American football wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns of the NFL. His father, Stanley, played football at the University of Michigan (1977-1981) and with the Houston Oilers (1982-1986) and Detroit Lions (1987). ... The Rotary Lombardi Award is awarded annual to the best college football lineman or linebacker. ... LaMarr Woodley (born on November 3, 1984 in Saginaw, Michigan) is a defensive end for the Pittsburgh Steelers and played collegiately for the University of Michigan. ... The Ted Hendricks Award is given annually to college footballs top defensive end. ... LaMarr Woodley (born on November 3, 1984 in Saginaw, Michigan) is a defensive end for the Pittsburgh Steelers and played collegiately for the University of Michigan. ...

Conference honors

The Chicago Tribune Silver Football is awarded by the Chicago Tribune to the college football player determined to be the Most Valuable Player of the Big Ten Conference. ... Charles Woodson (born on October 7, 1976 in Fremont, Ohio) is an American football cornerback for the Green Bay Packers. ... Raymond Christopher Perry (born December 27, 1981 in Advance, North Carolina) is an NFL running back. ... Braylon Jamel Edwards (born February 21, 1983 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American football wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns of the NFL. His father, Stanley, played football at the University of Michigan (1977-1981) and with the Houston Oilers (1982-1986) and Detroit Lions (1987). ... Coaches and media of the Big Ten Conference award the following individual honors at the end of each football season. ... Raymond Christopher Perry (born December 27, 1981 in Advance, North Carolina) is an NFL running back. ... Braylon Jamel Edwards (born February 21, 1983 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American football wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns of the NFL. His father, Stanley, played football at the University of Michigan (1977-1981) and with the Houston Oilers (1982-1986) and Detroit Lions (1987). ... Coaches and media of the Big Ten Conference award the following individual honors at the end of each football season. ... Jon Jansen is an American football player who currently plays offensive tackle for the Washington Redskins in the National Football League. ... Steven Hutchinson (born November 1, 1977 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida) is a National Football League offensive lineman for the Minnesota Vikings. ... David Andrew Baas (born September 28, 1981 in Bixby, Oklahoma) is an American football center currently playing for the San Francisco 49ers of the NFL. He was selected with the 1st pick of the second round (33rd overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft out of the University of Michigan. ... Jake Edward Long (born May 9, 1985) is an offensive tackle for the Michigan Wolverines. ... Coaches and media of the Big Ten Conference award the following individual honors at the end of each football season. ... Charles Woodson (born on October 7, 1976 in Fremont, Ohio) is an American football cornerback for the Green Bay Packers. ... Lawrence Edward Foote, Jr. ... LaMarr Woodley (born on November 3, 1984 in Saginaw, Michigan) is a defensive end for the Pittsburgh Steelers and played collegiately for the University of Michigan. ... Coaches and media of the Big Ten Conference award the following individual honors at the end of each football season. ... LaMarr Woodley (born on November 3, 1984 in Saginaw, Michigan) is a defensive end for the Pittsburgh Steelers and played collegiately for the University of Michigan. ... Coaches and media of the Big Ten Conference award the following individual honors at the end of each football season. ... Charles Woodson (born on October 7, 1976 in Fremont, Ohio) is an American football cornerback for the Green Bay Packers. ... Anthony Jermaine Thomas (born November 7, 1977 in Winnfield, Louisiana) is an American football running back who plays for the Buffalo Bills (NFL). ... Steven William Breaston (born August 20, 1983 in North Braddock, Pennsylvania) is an American football wide receiver, kick returner, and punt returner who plays for the Arizona Cardinals. ... Leon Michael Hart (born April 9, 1986 in Syracuse, New York) is an American football running back who plays for the Michigan Wolverines. ...

NFL Draft

  • Lloyd Carr's players in the National Football League Draft

References

  1. ^ Past Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (Division I FBS) National Champions. Retrieved on 2007-11-19.
  2. ^ [1]

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • Michigan football profile
  • Man of the (Big) House, by Kevin Newell, Scholastic.com, August 2007. Interview with Carr covering his personal history and coaching philosophy.
Preceded by
Gary Moeller
University of Michigan Head Football Coach
1995–2007
Succeeded by
TBD
Preceded by
Bruce Snyder
Paul "Bear" Bryant Award
1997
Succeeded by
Bill Snyder
Preceded by
Bruce Snyder
Walter Camp Coach of the Year
1997
Succeeded by
Bill Snyder

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Lloyd Carr - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1162 words)
Carr is a protégé of coaching great Bo Schembechler, having served under Schembechler as an assistant from 1980-89, and served as the team's defensive coordinator from 1987 onward.
Carr is among the winningest active football coaches in NCAA Division I-A, having won five Big Ten titles and bringing Michigan its first national championship in 49 years.
Carr serves on the NCAA Rules Committee and is a member of the American Football Coaches Association Board of Trustees.
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