Former Michigan coach Lloyd Carr says Butch Jones 'has what it takes' at Tennessee

Ex-Michigan coach doesn't 'miss losing'

Michigan head coach Lloyd Carr, left, and Tennessee head coach Phillip Fulmer shake hands Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, prior to the start of the 56th Annual Capital One Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla.  (AP Photo/Peter Cosgrove)

Photo by PETER COSGROVE, AP2002

Michigan head coach Lloyd Carr, left, and Tennessee head coach Phillip Fulmer shake hands Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, prior to the start of the 56th Annual Capital One Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Peter Cosgrove)

Sporting a signature deep blue ring on his right hand with a solid yellow ‘M’ etched into its center, former Michigan coach Lloyd Carr proudly returned to his East Tennessee roots on Monday.

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Tao_of_Tennessee writes:

I recall the late 90's having a lot of great head coaches with Tennessee roots. Fulmer, Spurrier, Carr, Cooper (at OSU). I think there was another one out there as well.

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