RIP Bum II: Said Bum Phillips: "Coaching is not how much you know. It's how much you can get players to do."Bum was correct then and, perhaps, even more so now. In the era of saber-metrics and new levels of analysis, coaches can easily get caught up in valuing what they know more than what their athletes do.
— Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) October 19, 2013
Friday, October 18, 2013
Coach Bum Phillips passes away at 90
Legendary football coach Bum Phillips passed away today at the age of 90. Sports Illustrated writer Peter King shared a thought from Phillips typical of him - words that seem simple at first but over time are profound: