- Category : 1923-births
- Type : PE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Service 3
American football coach at the high school, college and professional levels, who served as head coach in the National Football League (NFL) for the Houston Oilers from 1975 to 1980 and the New Orleans Saints from 1981 to 1985. He was the father of NFL coach Wade Phillips.
In 2010, he published his memoirs, Bum Phillips: Coach, Cowboy, Christian. Phillips died at his ranch in Goliad, Texas, on 18 October 2013 at the age of 90.