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Lloyd Carr has a park named in honor of him in Riverview, MI. Former Pennsalt Park, was renamed Carr Park on May 17, 2008.

Lloyd H. Carr (born July 30, 1945) was the head coach of the University of Michigan football team, a job he held from 1995 until January 2008. Under Carr, the Wolverines record was 122–40, they won or shared five Big Ten titles (in 1997, 1998, 2000, 2003, and 2004), and the 1997 team was declared the Associated Press national champion.

Born in Hawkins County, Tennessee, Carr moved with his family to Riverview, Michigan when he was ten years old. 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. He also received an honorary PhD from the University of Michigan shortly after retiring.

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