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Bum Phillips

Oail Andrews Phillips

Born: September 29, 1923 in Orange, TX
College: Stephen F. Austin

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1975 52 Houston Oilers NFL 14 10 4 0 .714 3
1976 53 Houston Oilers NFL 14 5 9 0 .357 4
1977 54 Houston Oilers NFL 14 8 6 0 .571 3
1978 55 Houston Oilers NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 3 2 1 .667 2
1979 56 Houston Oilers NFL 16 11 5 0 .688 3 2 1 .667 2
1980 57 Houston Oilers NFL 16 11 5 0 .688 1 0 1 .000 2
1981 58 New Orleans Saints NFL 16 4 12 0 .250 4
1982 59 New Orleans Saints NFL 9 4 5 0 .444 2
1983 60 New Orleans Saints NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 3
1984 61 New Orleans Saints NFL 16 7 9 0 .438 3
1985 62 New Orleans Saints NFL 12 4 8 0 .333 3
12 yrs 159 82 77 0 .516 7 4 3 .571 2.8 Avg Finish
7 yrs HOU 90 55 35 0 .611 7 4 3 .571 2.6
5 yrs NOR 69 27 42 0 .391 0 0 0 3.0

Games over .500: 5
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 0
Division Championships: 0

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
1974 HOU 26 11 9 18 25 24 17 14 23 26 7 25 14 16 20 15 13 18 22 18 8 13 19 12 22 8 20 20 23 11 13
1975 HOU 26 7 6 10 16 19 12 8 11 12 13 15 13 22 23 19 7 18 11 5 5 12 3 6 1 6 21 17 7 9 12
1976 HOU 28 18 20 18 18 24 22 11 27 27 27 24 8 3 15 9 18 21 10 17 20 19 16 11 9 14 8 8 18 22 12
1977 HOU 28 12 3 7 18 18 5 18 15 14 11 11 20 15 17 14 13 18 14 14 1 15 10 10 4 1 24 20 9 3 16
1978 HOU 28 6 19 15 16 16 14 12 7 6 5 10 21 24 18 14 4 9 17 16 25 10 9 9 10 14 12 24 14 24 24
1979 HOU 28 3 2 10 15 22 8 5 3 4 4 7 3 25 25 18 10 19 13 16 1 11 17 17 21 14 14 14 11 1 9
1980 HOU 28 4 21 11 4 4 20 27 6 2 8 1 23 20 17 23 26 10 5 2 12 2 8 1 20 18 7 4 3 6 8
1981 NOR 28 26 22 27 23 25 28 23 10 7 13 8 17 24 28 28 23 24 11 24 21 12 11 17 10 14 5 20 23 21 26
1982 NOR 28 15 19 21 13 20 26 17 2 6 13 14 14 25 25 23 18 20 5 8 14 7 10 12 13 3 3 8 13 24 16
1983 NOR 28 13 20 16 10 23 17 20 4 6 5 13 23 25 26 25 20 25 2 12 13 8 11 5 19 17 14 1 9 12 1
1984 NOR 28 17 28 22 15 20 20 22 7 8 26 10 5 23 24 13 25 24 4 19 28 25 26 14 25 27 1 1 16 25 4
1985 NOR 28 22 11 23 26 27 21 11 22 19 28 17 6 17 24 15 16 27 24 22 14 18 19 19 20 15 20 23 23 15 21
12 yrs %tile 57 50 44 43 31 40 47 62 62 56 57 53 32 25 39 46 33 62 52 55 58 56 64 51 58 58 55 53 52 55
7 yrs TEN 72 62 57 45 37 53 54 55 56 65 55 51 38 33 45 56 45 55 58 66 61 61 69 58 65 48 48 59 64 55
5 yrs NOR 37 32 26 41 21 24 37 71 71 43 59 57 22 13 29 31 18 71 43 39 54 49 56 41 49 73 66 44 34 55

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1974 51 NFL Houston Oilers Defensive Coordinator
1975 52 NFL Houston Oilers Head Coach
1976 53 NFL Houston Oilers Head Coach
1977 54 NFL Houston Oilers Head Coach
1978 55 NFL Houston Oilers Head Coach
1979 56 NFL Houston Oilers Head Coach
1980 57 NFL Houston Oilers Head Coach
1981 58 NFL New Orleans Saints Head Coach
1982 59 NFL New Orleans Saints Head Coach
1983 60 NFL New Orleans Saints Head Coach
1984 61 NFL New Orleans Saints Head Coach
1985 62 NFL New Orleans Saints Head Coach

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Sid Gillman Defensive Coordinator