Death of Bum Phillips

September 29, 1923 - October 18, 2013
Goliad, Texas | Age 90

Former Oilers coach dies at 90
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KRISTIE RIEKEN, The Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) — Bum Phillips, the folksy Texas football icon who coached the Houston Oilers during their Luv Ya Blue heyday and later led the New Orleans Saints, died Friday. He was 90.

"Bum is gone to Heaven," son Wade Phillips tweeted Friday night. "Loved and will be missed by all — great Dad, Coach, and Christian."

Phillips died at his ranch in Goliad.

Wade Phillips is the Houston Texans' defensive coordinator.

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