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Sun December 29, 2013
Bum Phillips: Famous Football Name, Underappreciated Figure
Originally published on Sun December 29, 2013 4:42 pm
Former NFL coach Bum Phillips died in October. With his unmistakable cowboy hat and colorful wit, he led the Houston Oilers to two conference championship games, missing the Super Bowl only due to the dominance of the Pittsburgh Steelers at the time. We here from longtime Houston sports writer John McClain.