Petrino, Whisenhunt out; Raiders consider Shell

Updated: February 10, 2006, 12:11 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

University of Louisville coach Bobby Petrino confirmed that he turned down the Oakland Raiders job for the third time, including another proposal on Wednesday night that would have paid him $18 million over five years.

Petrino told ESPN's Chris Mortensen that he was flattered by the Raiders' persistence but that he was committed to Louisville and did not feel his family was ready for a move.

Petrino is the only coach to whom the Raiders have offered the position.


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