Ten-Time State Champion Bobby Carr Takes Over Carver-Montgomery Football Program

Montgomery, AL – Carver High School has announced the appointment of Bobby Carr as their 17th head football coach.

Carr takes over for former Wolverines head coach Marcus Gardner who lead Carver to a 20-12 record over three seasons, including a 7-4 mark in 2023. 

The coaching veteran spent the 2023 season as the offensive coordinator at Class 5A Elberta.  

Carr brings an impressive resume to the Capital City, including being a 10-time AISA state champion. He claimed seven rings while coaching at Edgewood Academy and three during his tenure at Autauga Academy. Before his successful stint at Edgewood, Carr began his head coaching career at Millbrook’s New Life Christian Academy.  

Prior to his season on Nathan McDaniel’s Elberta Warriors staff, he was the head coach at Presbyterian Christian in Hattiesburg, MS. With a career spanning a quarter of a century, Carr has secured 250 victories as a head coach in Alabama. His record includes a 40-16 run in five years at New Life Christian, a remarkable 162-25 run in 15 years at Edgewood Academy, and a strong 48-11 mark in five years at Autauga Academy.

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His time at Edgewood was marked by seven AISA state championships, including six consecutive titles from 2010-2015. At Autauga Academy, Carr added three more AISA state titles

Carr will lead the Wolverines on the gridiron for the first time August 23rd in the annual AHSAA Kickoff Classic at Cramton Bowl, facing the Vestavia Hills Rebels.  

Following AHSAA reclassification, Carver will transition from Class 6A to 7A. The Wolverines will join defending state champion Central-Phenix City, Auburn, Dothan, Enterprise, JAG, Opelika, and Smith’s Station in a tough Class 7A, Region 2. 

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