Lloyd Carr’s Grandson Just Chose Notre Dame Over The Wolverines And UM Fans Are Not Happy At All

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  • Lloyd Carr spent 13 years at the head coach at the University of Michigan and led the program to its last national title in 1997.
  • Carr’s grandson, CJ, is a 5-star quarterback recruit in the class of 2024 and goes to school just 20 minutes from the University of Michigan campus
  • CJ Carr committed to Notre Dame over Michigan on Thursday, and Wolverines’ fans are not happy
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There is no such thing as a “sure thing” when it comes to college sports recruiting.

Whether it’s 2022 No.1 overall recruit Travis Hunter picking Jackson State over Florida State, or Quinn Ewers flipping from Texas to Ohio State, reclassifying, then transferring back to Texas, recruiting is almost always a bit messy.

But Jim Harbaugh and Michigan seemed to have a layup they could not possibly miss.

Meet CJ Carr.

Carr is a 5-star quarterback in the class of 2024 and goes to high school just 20 minutes from the Wolverines’ campus. But more than that, Carr is the grandson of legendary Michigan coach Lloyd Carr.

Lloyd coached the Wolverines from 1995-2007, winning the program’s last national title in 2007. CJ, unsurprisingly, grew up a huge fan of the Wolverines.

Though when he announced his commitment on Thursday night, it wasn’t to Michigan but rather to…Notre Dame?

Wait, what?

You heard that right. Carr spurned the Wolverines for the rival Fighting Irish and Michigan fans were not happy.


Notre Dame fans, on the other hand, were ecstatic.

Rest assured the vibes in South Bend will be a little bit better than those in Ann Arbor tonight.