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Lloyd Carr


Lloyd Henry Carr

Inducted 2011

Date of Birth



Hawkins Co, TN


University of Michigan (1995-2007)


Lloyd Carr was a long-time assistant coach to Hall of Famer Bo Schembechler and Gary Moeller. Carr worked for Schembechler for ten years during 1980-1989 and served five years as defensive coordinator under Moeller. Carr grabbed the reigns of the Wolverines football program in 1995. He quickly enjoyed great success as his third team went undefeated as college football’s 1997 National Champions. Carr became the sixth Michigan coach to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. The National Coach of the Year in 1997, Carr's players won 14 national individual awards and 23 players earned First-Team All-America honors. Four of his players achieved Academic All-America honors, and at least one Wolverine earned First Team All-America accolades in 12 of his 13 seasons on campus. Carr led his teams to 13 bowl game appearances, five Big Ten Championships, and had six top-ten ranked teams. In his 13-year tenure at Michigan, Carr posted a 122-40 record and owned the third-best winning percentage (.779) in Big Ten history with a record of 81-23. An avid supporter of women’s athletics, Carr endowed a scholarship dedicated to a woman student-athlete. He has served on the NCAA Rules Committee, the American Football Coaches Association Board of Trustees and as the chairperson of the Special Olympics Golf Outing.


Wins 122

Losses 40

Ties 0

Career Highlights

  • 2007 Dodd Coach of the Year winner
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