Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips tweeted that his father Bum Phillips has passed away.
Bum is gone to Heaven-loved and will be missed by all -great Dad,Coach, and Christian
— Wade Phillips (@sonofbum) October 19, 2013
Phillips just turned 90 years old last month and apparently died of an illness.
He coached with the Houston Oilers from 1974 – 1980 and was with the Saints from 1981 – 1985.
Phillips’ record as an NFL head coach was 86-80.
Our prayers are with the Phillips family.