William Carr (born July 13, 1975) is a former Arena football defensive / offensive lineman. He played college football at Michigan. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 7th round (217th overall) of the 1997 NFL draft.
Carr attended Michigan. While there he was named First team All-Big Ten in 1996 as well as College and Professional Football News as a First team All-American. He finished third on Michigan's career tackles-for-loss list.
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Carr was selected in the 7th round (217th overall) in the 1997 NFL draft by the Cincinnati Bengals.
In 1999, he joined the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League (AFL). While with the Predators, he recorded 13 tackles, four sacks, one pass break up, two forced fumbles and one blocked field goal. In 2000, he joined the Barcelona Dragons of NFL Europe. On April 26, 2003, Carr was signed by the Georgia Force. While there he recorded two tackles, for the season. For 2004, he recorded 15 tackles and 3.5 sacks for the Force. In 2005, he joined the Grand Rapids Rampage where he recorded nine tackles. In March, 2005 he was traded to the Predators in exchange for Cecil Caldwell. During his second and final stint with the Predators he recorded seven tackles and one sack.
Carr became the defensive line coach at Arizona Western College in 2012, a position he held until 2013. After which he joined the coaching staff at Michigan under head coach Brady Hoke as a student assistant. He spent two seasons at Michigan. In February 2016, it was reported that Carr would be joining the Texas coaching staff. He joined Texas as a Special Assistant/Analyst.
After he retired from playing football, Carr ran his on apparel company called Will-O. In 2014, Carr returned to Ann Arbor, Michigan to finish his degree in kinesiology.