Carr ran for 2,077 yards as a senior as Enid won its first title since 1966.
“Everybody kept telling me I’d get 2,000 yards this year, but that’s a lot of yardage and I didn’t think I could accomplish that,” Carr said after that season.
Today, Carr is in the car business, working at Chuck Fairbanks Chevrolet in the Dallas area, a dealership owned by the son of the former Sooners coach of the same name.
Carr has been in the business since 1994 but joined Fairbanks’ company three months ago.
“Chuck called and said all the alumni kept asking how come I don’t have you,” Carr said. “I love Chuck to death. It’s been great working with him.
“My prayers are with his dad right now.”
The elder Fairbanks is battling brain cancer.
Carr returned to Enid last season and spoke to this year’s Plainsmen.
“It was a good feeling to get invited back home and to visit with those young guys,” Carr said.
Carr has three children, son Christopher and daughters Kaitlyn and Jaclyn.
Kaitlyn, 15 and a volleyball player, recently told her dad her top college choices. OU was among the three schools she named.
“We’ll put OU on the forefront now,” Carr said. “I’ve got to get her up there for a volleyball camp.”
Carr recently had an opportunity to move to the Oklahoma City area but doesn’t want to disrupt his children’s schooling.
“I love the Dallas area but I’d definitely go back to Oklahoma if the circumstances are right,” Carr said. “That’s home and in the end, you always want to go back home.”