Oail Andrew "Bum" Phillips

Oail Andrew "Bum" Phillips (September 29, 1923 – October 18, 2013) was an American football coach and the father of Wade Phillips, the defensive coordinator for the Houston Texans. "Bum" Phillips coached at the high school, college and professional levels and later worked as a football color analyst for television and radio. He subsequently retired to his horse ranch in Goliad, Texas. In 2010, he published his memoirs, Bum Phillips: Coach, Cowboy, Christian.
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“ I love football. It has been a big part of my life,
and probably the happiest I have ever been was coaching.”

Oail Andrew "Bum" Phillips


Bum Phillips relaxes in his office.

At a Press Conference about trading Quarterback Kenny Stabler, March 15, 1980.

At a Press Conference at the Astrodome Marriott Hotel following an Oilers vs. Cardinals game, Monday Oct. 8.

Bum Phillips attending a Roast in his honor at the Shamrock Hotel, February 11, 1980.