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Goliad County resident O.A. "Bum" Phillips dies Friday
by Coy Slavik, Advance-Guard Editor
Oct 18, 2013 | 104 views | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Bum Phillips died Friday night at his Goliad County home.
Bum Phillips died Friday night at his Goliad County home.
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GOLIAD COUNTY – O.A. "Bum" Phillips, former head coach of the Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints, died Friday night at his Goliad County home.

Phillips 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."

Wade Phillips is the Houston Texans' defensive coordinator.

More on this story coming to mySouTex.com.
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October 19, 2013
R.I.P. Bum. You are an iconic member of the NFL. You made the Houston Oilers what they were in the 70s and 80s..