NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT/AP) -- The Tennessee Titans have announced that the team has hired San Diego offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt as its new head coach.
Whisenhunt is the 17th head coach in the Titans/Oilers history.
The Titans flew out to San Diego on Friday and interviewed Whisenhunt, who started his coaching career in Nashville at Vanderbilt.
Whisenhunt, 51, spent six years coaching Arizona and took the Cardinals to their lone Super Bowl before being fired Dec. 31, 2012. He spent this season with San Diego helping Philip Rivers and the Chargers to the playoffs.
He was the fourth person interviewed by the Titans, who fired Mike Munchak on Jan. 4 after three seasons.