1970-3: Carr was the assistant coach at Belleville High School in Belleville, Mich.

Carr’s coaching at the high school level

1973-6: He was the head coach at John Glenn High school in Westland, Mich.

Carr’s collegiate coaching career, starting as a defensive backs coach

1976-77: He coached at Eastern Michigan.

1977-78: Carr followed by two seasons at Illinois (1978-79) before arriving at Michigan.

Carr’s start at Michigan, serving 15 years under Bo Schembechler (1980-89) and Gary Moeller (1990-94)

1980: Carr joined the Michigan staff as the defensive secondary coach.

1987: Carr became defensive coordinator.

1990: Carr moved into the position of assistant head coach/defensive coordinator.

Carr’s leadership at Michigan

May 16, 1995: Officially named 17th head coach at Michigan by Athletic Director Joe Roberson.

1997: Carr’s Wolverines win the National Championship in a 21-16 Rose Bowl victory over Washington State.

Michigan won five Big Ten titles under Carr: 1997, 1998 (T-first), 2000 (T-first), 2003, 2004.

Under Carr’s leadership, Michigan always won at least seven games a season and always made a bowl game appearance.

Carr owns the second-best winning percentage of all Michigan coaches in Michigan Stadium at 74-12 (.860).

Charles Woodson (CB/WR) won the Heisman Trophy in 1997 while playing for Carr.

Carr’s coaching honors

1997: American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Coach of the Year

1997: Football News Coach of the Year

1997: Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year

1997: Walter Camp Coach of the Year

1997: AFQ/Schutt Coach of the Year

1997: Woody Hayes College Football Coach of the Year

2006: AFCA Regional Coach of the Year


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