49ers’ new special-teams coach Thomas McGaughey tweets from Levi’s Stadium


According to Thomas McGaughey’s twitter account, the San Francisco 49ers have agreed to terms with him to become the team’s next special-teams coach.

McGaughey (pronounced the same as former RB Willis McGahee) will now be taking over for Brad Seely who served as the special-teams coach the past four seasons.


1998 – Houston (graduate assistant)

1998-2001 – Willowridge (Texas) High School (defensive backs, special teams)

2001 – Kansas City Chiefs (minority intern)

2001 – Houston Texans (pro scouting assistant)

2002 – Scottish Claymores (defensive backs, special teams coordinator)

2002 – Kansas City Chiefs (assistant special teams coordinator)

2003-04 – Houston (special teams coordinator, 2003; special teams coordinator/cornerbacks, 2004)

2005-06 – Denver Broncos (assistant special teams coordinator)

2007-10 – New York Giants (assistant special teams coordinator)

2011-13 – LSU (special teams coordinator/defensive assistant)

2014 New York Jets special teams coach

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