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Encyclopedia > Bum Phillips
Bum Phillips
Date of birth September 29, 1923 (1923-09-29) (age 84)
Place of birth Flag of the United States Texas
Position(s) Coach
College Lamar & Stephen F. Austin
Career Record 86-80-0
Coaching Stats Pro Football Reference
Coaching Stats DatabaseFootball
Team(s) as a coach/administrator
1975-1980

1981-1985
Houston Oilers 59-38
(Head Coach)
New Orleans Saints 27-42 (Head Coach)

Oail Andrew "Bum" Phillips (born on September 29, 1923 in Nederland, Texas or Orange, Texas) is a former National Football League (NFL) head coach. is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... Lamar University is a four-year university located in Beaumont, Texas, USA, and a member of the Texas State University System. ... Stephen F. Austin State University (commonly SFA or Stephen F) is a public university located in Nacogdoches, Texas. ... City New Orleans, Louisiana Team colors Old Gold, Black, and White Head Coach Sean Payton Owner Tom Benson General manager Mickey Loomis Mascot Gumbo League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1967–present) Eastern Conference (1967-1969) Capitol Division (1967; 1969) Century Division (1968) National Football Conference (1970-present) NFC West... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nederland is a city in Jefferson County, Texas, United States. ... Orange is a city located in Orange County, Texas. ... NFL redirects here. ...


He played football at Lamar Junior College (now Lamar University) in Beaumont, Texas, but enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor plunged the United States into World War II. Lamar University is a four-year university located in Beaumont, Texas, USA, and a member of the Texas State University System. ... Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Counties Jefferson County Government  - Mayor Guy Goodson Area  - City 222. ... The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States military responsible for providing power projection from the sea,[1] utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces. ... This article is about the harbor in Hawaii. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000...


After he returned from the war, Phillips enrolled at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas, lettering in football in 1948 and 1949 and graduating with a degree in Education in 1949. Stephen F. Austin State University (commonly SFA or Stephen F) is a public university located in Nacogdoches, Texas. ... Nacogdoches (pronounced ) is a city in Nacogdoches County, Texas, in the United States. ... Calligraphy in a Latin Bible of AD 1407 on display in Malmesbury Abbey, Wiltshire, England. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


During the 1950s and 1960s, Phillips coached in high school football teams in various Texas cities, including Jacksonville, Amarillo, Port Neches, his hometown of Nederland, and also in college. The 1950s decade refers to the years 1950 to 1959 inclusive. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969, inclusive. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Jacksonville is a city in Cherokee County, Texas, United States. ... Nickname: Location within the state of Texas Coordinates: , Country State County Potter (and Randall) Government  - Mayor Debra McCartt Area  - City  90. ... Port Neches is a city in Jefferson County, Texas, United States. ...


His college coaching stints included having served as an assistant coach at Texas A&M University (under Paul "Bear" Bryant), the University of Houston (for Bill Yeoman), Southern Methodist University (for Hayden Fry), the University of Texas at El Paso, and Oklahoma State University. Texas A&M University redirects here. ... Paul William Bear Bryant (September 11, 1913–January 26, 1983) was an American college football coach. ... University of Houston redirects here. ... Bill Yeoman (born December 26, 1927) was the head football coach at the University of Houston from 1962 to 1986. ... Dallas Hall at Dedman College at SMU The Laura Lee Blanton Hall during a rare snow storm Southern Methodist University (commonly SMU) is a private, coeducational university in University Park, Texas (an enclave of Dallas). ... John Hayden Fry (born February 28, 1929) was an NCAA Division I-A college football coach from 1962-1998 at SMU, North Texas, and the University of Iowa. ... The University of Texas at El Paso, popularly known as UTEP, is a public, coeducational university, and it is a member of the University of Texas System. ... Oklahoma State University Logo The Oklahoma State University System comprises of five educational instututes across Oklahoma. ...


In the early 1970s, Phillips joined the NFL when he was hired by Sid Gillman to serve as a defensive assistant coach for the San Diego Chargers. A few years later, Gillman became head coach of the Houston Oilers, and he brought Phillips with him as his defensive coordinator. The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... Sidney Sid Gillman (October 26, 1911 - January 3, 2003) was an American football coach and innovator. ... “Chargers” redirects here. ... City New Orleans, Louisiana Team colors Old Gold, Black, and White Head Coach Sean Payton Owner Tom Benson General manager Mickey Loomis Mascot Gumbo League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1967–present) Eastern Conference (1967-1969) Capitol Division (1967; 1969) Century Division (1968) National Football Conference (1970-present) NFC West...


In 1975, Phillips was named head coach and general manager of the Houston Oilers, and served in that capacity through 1980. As coach of the Oilers, he became the winningest coach in franchise history (59-38 record). He was known for wearing his trademark cowboy hat on the sidelines, except when the Oilers played in the Astrodome or other domed stadiums. (he stated that his mother taught him not to wear a hat indoors).[1] However, the best the Oilers did under Phillips was twice reaching the AFC Championship Game where the Oilers lost both times to the Steelers in 1978 (34-5) and 1979 (27-13). Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... A cowboys hat, usually with a four to six-inch brim, acts as an umbrella in stormy weather, and a shade from the sun in hot weather. ... The Reliant Astrodome, formerly just the Astrodome, is a domed sports stadium in Houston, Texas, and is part of the Reliant Park complex. ... The AFC Championship Game is one of the two semi-final matches of the National Football League, the largest professional American football league in the United States. ...


From 1981 through 1985, he was the head coach of the New Orleans Saints. (And as in Houston, he didn't wear the hat inside the Superdome either.) In 1983 his Saints almost had the first winning season and playoff berth in franchise history. The Rams beat the Saints for the final playoff spot in week 16, 26-24 on Mike Lansford's 42 yard field goal with 00:02 to play. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Superdome can stand for: Louisiana Superdome HP Superdome server ... Mike Lansford (born July 20, 1958 in Monterey Park, California) is a former NFL kicker from (1982-1990) for the Los Angeles Rams. ...


He later worked as a football analyst for television and radio. Phillips has since retired to his horse ranch in Goliad, Texas. Goliad is a city in Goliad County, Texas, United States. ...


Bum has endorsed his own brand of sausage and also has served as the spokesman for Spectrum Scoreboards.


His son, Wade Phillips, has also held assistant and head coaching jobs in the NFL. Wade is currently the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys. Wade Phillips (born June 21, 1947 in Orange, Texas) is the current head coach for the National Football Leagues Dallas Cowboys. ...


Quotes

  • "There's two kinds of coaches, them that's fired and them that's gonna be fired" [2]
  • "I always thought I could coach. I just thought people were poor judges of good coaches."[3]
  • "I've never seen a hammer and tong game like that one."*
  • "Dallas Cowboys may be America's team, but the Houston Oilers are Texas' team."

References

  1. ^ Fowler, Ed (1997). Loser Takes All: Bud Adams, Bad Football, & Big Business. Longstreet Press, 48-49. 1563524325. 
  2. ^ Fowler, Ed (1997). Loser Takes All: Bud Adams, Bad Football, & Big Business. Longstreet Press, 57. 1563524325. 
  3. ^ Fowler, Ed (1997). Loser Takes All: Bud Adams, Bad Football, & Big Business. Longstreet Press, 45. 1563524325. 
Preceded by
Sid Gillman
Houston Oilers Head Coaches
1975–1980
Succeeded by
Ed Biles
Preceded by
Dick Nolan
New Orleans Saints Head Coaches
1981–1985
Succeeded by
Wade Phillips
v  d  e
UTEP Miners Head Football Coaches

Dwyer • H.E. Van Surdam • Holiday • Vowell • Powell • StewartSaxon • Milner • CurticeBrumbelow • Collins • Phillips • Harper • Dobbs • Hudspeth • Bartosh • Michael • Alton • YungStull • Lee • BaileyNordPrice Sidney Sid Gillman (October 26, 1911 - January 3, 2003) was an American football coach and innovator. ... City New Orleans, Louisiana Team colors Old Gold, Black, and White Head Coach Sean Payton Owner Tom Benson General manager Mickey Loomis Mascot Gumbo League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1967–present) Eastern Conference (1967-1969) Capitol Division (1967; 1969) Century Division (1968) National Football Conference (1970-present) NFC West... Ed Biles (born October 18, 1931) is a former American football coach whose most prominent position was as head coach of the National Football Leagues Houston Oilers from 1981 to 1983. ... Dick Nolan (born Richard Charles Nolan on March 26, 1932 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is the father of Mike Nolan and a former head coach of the San Francisco 49ers in the 60s and 70s. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Wade Phillips (born June 21, 1947 in Orange, Texas) is the current head coach for the National Football Leagues Dallas Cowboys. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Thomas Jesse Fears (December 3, 1923 - January 4, 2000) was an American football wide receiver for the Los Angeles Rams in the National Football League, playing nine seasons from 1948 to 1956. ... J. D. Roberts (born October 24, 1932) was an American football player and head coach. ... Ernie Hefferle is a former head football coach for Boston College and the New Orleans Saints. ... Hank Stram (January 3, 1923 – July 4, 2005), was an American Football coach. ... Dick Nolan (born Richard Charles Nolan on March 26, 1932 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is the father of Mike Nolan and a former head coach of the San Francisco 49ers in the 60s and 70s. ... Richard Anthony Stanfel (born July 20, 1927) was an American football player. ... Wade Phillips (born June 21, 1947 in Orange, Texas) is the current head coach for the National Football Leagues Dallas Cowboys. ... James Jim Earnst Mora (born May 24, 1935 in Glendale, California) is the former head coach of the USFLs Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars and the NFLs New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts. ... Rick Venturi is a former head coach at Northwestern University and longtime NFL assistant known or his defense. ... Michael Keller Ditka, Jr. ... James Donald Jim Haslett (born December 9, 1955 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is the defensive coordinator of the St. ... Sean Payton (born December 29, 1963 in San Mateo, California) is the head coach of the New Orleans Saints. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Lou Rymkus (November 6, 1919 - October 31, 1998) was a football player and coach who was a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1988 and also served as the first head coach of the Houston Oilers for two years beginning in 1960. ... Wally Lemm (October 23, 1919 - October 2, 1988) was a football coach at the high school, collegiate and professional levels and achieved his greatest prominence as head coach of the American Football Leagues Houston Oilers and the National Football Leagues St. ... Frank Pop Ivy (January 25, 1916 - May 17, 2003) was a football player and coach who holds the unique distinction of being the only person ever to serve as a head coach in the National Football League, the American Football League and the Canadian Football League. ... Samuel Adrian Baugh (born March 17, 1914) is a retired American football player born in Temple, Texas, the second son of James and Lucy Baugh. ... Hugh Wilson Bones Taylor (born July 6, 1923, Wynne, Arkansas, died October 30, 1992, Wynne, Arkansas) is a former American football wide receiver. ... Wally Lemm (October 23, 1919 - October 2, 1988) was a football coach at the high school, collegiate and professional levels and achieved his greatest prominence as head coach of the American Football Leagues Houston Oilers and the National Football Leagues St. ... Ed Hughes (October 23, 1927 - June 23, 2000) was a former football player and coach whose career spanned more than three decades. ... William E. Bill Peterson (born 1920; died August 5, 1993) was an American football coach. ... Sidney Sid Gillman (October 26, 1911 - January 3, 2003) was an American football coach and innovator. ... Ed Biles (born October 18, 1931) is a former American football coach whose most prominent position was as head coach of the National Football Leagues Houston Oilers from 1981 to 1983. ... Chuck Studley served as an interim head coach in 1983 with the Houston Oilers. ... Hugh Campbell is the President and CEO of the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League. ... Jerry Glanville (born October 14, 1941 in Perrysburg, Ohio) is a career American football coach who is currently the head coach for Portland State University. ... John Perry Pardee (born April 19, 1936 in Exira, Iowa) is a former American football linebacker and head coach in the National Football League. ... Jeffrey Michael Fisher (born February 25, 1958) is an American football head coach, currently the head coach of the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League. ... The University of Texas at El Paso, popularly known as UTEP, is a public, coeducational university, and it is a member of the University of Texas System. ... E. J. Stewart was a collegiate football and basketball coach. ... Mack Saxon was a basketball and football coach at UTEP. From 1929 to 1941, he coached the football team to a 65-44-8 record. ... Jack C. Curitce was a college football coach. ... Mike Brumbelow was the head football coach of UTEP from 1950 to 1956. ... Tommy Hudspeth was an football coach at both the collegiate and professional levels. ... Gil Bartosh (born ca. ... Bill Michael was the head football coach at UTEP from 1977 to 1981, serving as the schools seventeenth head coach. ... Bill Yung was a college football coach. ... Bob Stull is the athletic director at UTEP. He has previously served as head football coach at Massachusetts, Missouri and UTEP. A native of Davenport, Iowa, Stull was a three-year letterman at Kansas State, where he earned bachelors and masters degrees. ... Charlie Bailey was a collegiate football coach in the 1990s. ... Gary Nord (born June 12, 1957 in Louisville, Kentucky) is an American football coach, currently serving as offensive coordinator for Florida Atlantic University. ... Mike Price (born 1946) is an American football coach, currently the head coach at the University of Texas-El Paso (UTEP). ...


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Bum Phillips (679 words)
OA “Bum” Phillips was born and raised in Nederland Texas.
For the next six years, Bum and his “Luv Ya Blue” Houston Oilers were darlings of the NFL with their folksy, sly coach who loved homespun homily and his now mature 3-4 defense that confounded opponents.
Phillips was fired after the 1980 season shortly after losing in the playoffs for a third consecutive year: this time to eventual Super Bowl Champion Oakland.
Bum Phillips - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (577 words)
Oail Andrew "Bum" Phillips (born on September 29, 1923 in Nederland, Texas or Orange, Texas) was a head coach in the National Football League (NFL).
In the early 1970s, Phillips joined the NFL when he was hired by Sid Gillman to serve as a defensive assistant coach for the San Diego Chargers.
In 1975, Phillips was named head coach and general manager of the Houston Oilers, and served in that capacity through 1980.
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