Nutt: 'Our work isn't finished'

Updated: January 5, 2004, 12:51 PM ET
Associated Press

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Houston Nutt rejected Nebraska's $2 million coaching offer, saying strong family ties and a job left undone kept him at Arkansas.

"I could not take my family, myself, and get on that plane," Nutt said at a news conference Saturday. "My heart was here."

Nutt said he never accepted the job and he was flattered at Nebraska's offer, but that it was best for him to remain at Arkansas. He informed Nebraska officials Friday night that he wasn't taking the job.

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