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Old 10-18-2013   #21
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RIP Bum

Thoughts and prayers to Wade & family.
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Rest in peace Bum. It's weird though, I'm not really sad, because the man lived such a full life. He was a true legend.


I feel sorry for the Chiefs offense though.. Remember when Houston had to go play a less talented and undermanned SD team after damn near the whole city burned down? or had to go play the Raiders after Al Davis died? That defense is going to rally around Wade,
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RIP. Luv Ya Bum. He was one of a kind.
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RIP Mr. Phillips with all my respect. This is so sad.

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Old 10-19-2013   #25
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RIP Coach Phillips

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Old 10-19-2013   #26
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Coach Bum Philips is up there with Nolan Ryan as far as local sports legends that were also decent men. Im sure he lived a full life but This is sad news.
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A great coach.......a great person.........RIP, Bum.
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RIP to Bum and his family...gentlemen and a legend.
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R.I.P. Indeed.

I hope it was a peaceful passing.
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Makes me sad. He was such a joyful character - there's a lot to be learned from that. RIP and condolences to his family.
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RIP Coach Phillips

Awesome pic!!

By the way, just saw your sig. I hope Kubiak isn't repeating the same thing after this week.
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Awesome pic!!

By the way, just saw your sig. I hope Kubiak isn't repeating the same thing after this week.

I hope we have found the QB to get us out of this funk.
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Thank You.
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"Jaw dropped" seems like such a funny phrase, but that is exactly what happened to me when I saw this thread title up top. I realize we Houstonians love the man, but I really think he's kind of underrated elsewhere. He truly was a legendary coach. RIP, Bum. I was hoping you'd be here for the Texans first Super Bowl.
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Thoughts & prayers for the legend.

I hope the Texans finds some way to honor him. I know "technically" his history belongs to the Titans, but he was a stand up guy, he stood behind the Texans, I hope we find a way to stand by him.
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Sad day for all us old Oiler fans. Bum is such an icon in Texas football, and not just on the pro level either. He's a true Texas football legend and will be sorely missed. Rest in piece Bum!
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R.I.P. Bum
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Coach Bum Phillips is up there with Nolan Ryan as far as local sports legends that were also decent men. I'm sure he lived a full life but This is sad news.
It's sad for those who he left behind, but when I deal with someone's death, I like to celebrate their life instead of just going into morn over their death. What's sad is when someone never reaches their full potential or never maxes out their time while they're here.. Bum far exceeded all of that.

NFL Network just aired a montage of his coaching career and clips of his "Bum-isms", I couldn't help but smile. I'm listening to 610 right now and they suggested that a statue of him should be built outside of Reliant stadium.. and I agree. Cowboy hat and all.

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RIP Bum!

1. Thank you for enlisting in the Corps after Pearl Harbor and coming home after the war after all the action you saw with Captains bars and a chest full of medals. Semper Fi.

2. Thank you for being a hell of a defensive coordinator and head coach who brought us The Tyler Rose, Dan Pastorini, Kenny Bourroughs, Karl Mauck and the Luv ya Blue era.

3. Thank you for making a kid from South Park in southeast Houston love and want to play the game of football.

4. Thank you for "Knocking on the Door" even though you never got to "kick the sum 3itch in."

& finally

5. Thank you for giving me, the City of Houston and virtually everyone on this board a love of the game of football that survived the man who didn't have the balls to call you into his office to fire you taking our team to Tennessee.

Coach were it not for the love of the game that you fostered in this city Bob McNair probably would have never toyed with the idea of bringing football BACK to the 4th largest city in America. For that I and everyone on this board is in your eternal debt and while we can't hope to repay you, we can thank you. We mourn your passing but celebrate your love of this great game. You will forever be "OUR" coach.
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My parents took us to that rally in the dome after the Oilers lost the AFC Championship, one of my earliest memories. RIP Bum, I loved listening to you on the radio before and after Oiler home games my Dad took me to later on when I was in junior high and high school. Hellva live you lived.
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