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Remembering Bum Phillips, the unsung defensive innovator

There is a temptation when looking back on the life of Oail Andrew “Bum” Phillips to view him simply as a folksy coach with a 20-gallon hat and a colorful turn of phrase. And through that narrow prism, Phillips qualifies — this is the man who once said of Don Shula, “He can take his’n and beat your’n and take your’n and beat his’n.” (Sports Illustrated)


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