Looking back at the best Bum Phillips quotes

Rick Stewart

Bum Phillips was a beloved NFL icon due to his colorful personality. Here are some of his most famous quotes over the years.

The NFL world lost a legend over the weekend. Former Houston Oilers coach Bum Phillips passed away at his Texas ranch on Friday. He was 90 years old.

Phillips was one of the best coaches in Oilers history, leading the team to a 59-38 record over six seasons. He became famous for his outspoken, colorful personality and his trademark cowboy hat. When news of his death broke, Twitter reminisced on his most memorable quotes made over the years. Here are some choice selections.

Phillips' son Wade is the current defensive coordinator of the Houston Texans. Wade intends to coach in Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

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