"Mike's a great resource," McGaughey said. "He's one of the best to have ever done it."
On a call with reporters, McGaughey said that the biggest challenge heading into this year will be creating competition. He will focus on punt coverage as one of the main items the special teams can improve upon heading into minicamp and the season.
The two coaches have had a relationship for five or six years, McGaughey said.
"He's a great man, and he's really helped me along the process," the current coordinator said.