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Bum Phillips

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
12 90-87-0 50.85% 4-3 57.14%

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Biography

Bum Phillips was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1974 until 1985, finishing his career with the New Orleans Saints as their head coach. Over his twelve years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 90-87-0. During his career he was a head coach for eleven seasons. His first head coaching opportunity came with the Houston Oilers. He led the team for six seasons, compiling a record of 55-35-0. His next head coaching stint came with the New Orleans Saints. He coached the Saints from 1981 to 1985, leading the team to a 28-45-0 record during his five seasons as head coach. As the head coach of the New Orleans Saints he coached multiple players to award-winning seasons: Robert Brazile, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1975; Earl Campbell, AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1978; Earl Campbell, AP Offensive Player of the Year in 1978; Earl Campbell, Most Valuable Player in 1979; Earl Campbell, AP Offensive Player of the Year in 1979; Earl Campbell, AP Offensive Player of the Year in 1980; George Rogers, AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1981.

Last modified: 2/9/2018

History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1985 New Orleans Saints Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1984 New Orleans Saints Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1983 New Orleans Saints Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1982 New Orleans Saints Head Coach 4-5-0 0-0
1981 New Orleans Saints Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1980 Houston Oilers Head Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1979 Houston Oilers Head Coach 11-5-0 2-1
1978 Houston Oilers Head Coach 10-6-0 2-1
1977 Houston Oilers Head Coach 8-6-0 0-0
1976 Houston Oilers Head Coach 5-9-0 0-0
1975 Houston Oilers Head Coach 10-4-0 0-0
1974 Houston Oilers Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Line Coach 7-7-0 0-0

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