MONTGOMERY, AL- Lloyd Carr will be the featured speaker at the September 28 meeting of the Montgomery Quarterback Club. Carr served as Head Coach of the University of Michigan Wolverines from 1995 through 2007. Under Carr, the Wolverines compiled a record of 122-40 and won or shared five Big Ten Conference titles (1997, 1998, 2000, 2003, and 2004). Carr's 1997 team went 12-0 and was declared the national champion by the Associated Press. Carr's record coaching against top ten-ranked opponents was 19-8.
The Club will honor its players of the week at the meeting: Slade Holley from Holtville High School and J.J. Hudson from Prattville Christian Academy.
Guests are welcome at Quarterback Club meetings and pay $30 at the door. Guests must make an advance reservation by sending an email to the Club at email@example.com or calling Perry Hooper, Jr. at 409-3119.
The Quarterback Club meets at the Montgomery Country Club. The social hour begins at 5:30 followed by dinner at 6:30 and the program at 7:00.
MORE INFORMATION ON COACH CARR
Coach Carr was born in Hawkins County, Tennessee but moved to Michigan when he was ten years old. He was the quarterback for the Riverview Community High School team that won the 1962 state championship. Carr played at the University of Missouri and then transferred to Northern Michigan University. He led NMU to an undefeated season.
Carr coached high school football from 1968-1975. In 1976, he became an assistant at Eastern Michigan University followed by two seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Illinois. Carr joined the Michigan staff in 1980 and served under Coach Bo Schembechler and then under Coach Gary Moeller.
Coach Carr became Michigan's interim head coach on May 13, 1995, following the resignation of Gary Moeller nine days earlier due to off-the-field troubles. The interim title was taken off on November 13, 1995 after the Wolverines posted an 8-2 record through their first ten games.
Coach Carr has been lauded for his high ethical standards and avoidance of any substantive NCAA violations during his tenure. His integrity has been widely lauded as one of the defining characteristics, and a major part of his legacy.