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Bills add five to coaching staff


The Buffalo Bills announced today that five coaches have been added to the team's staff – Phil McGeoghan, John Egorugwu, Marc Lubick, Matt Smiley and Bill Teerlinck.

McGeoghan (pronounced muh-GAY-gehn) joins the Bills as the wide receivers coach after spending the past two seasons with East Carolina University coaching receivers.  McGeoghan, 37, coached with the Miami Dolphins from 2012 – 2014 (assistant wide receivers coach) and 2015 (wide receivers coach).  He also worked at South Florida from 2009-2011.

Egorugwu joins the Bills as the defensive quality control coach after spending the past two seasons as a defensive staff assistant with the Baltimore Ravens. In Baltimore, Egorugwu worked with linebackers coach Don Martindale and the Ravens' linebackers. Egorugwu, 31, is a graduate of William Jewell where he was a four-year starter at linebacker. He is a native of Kansas City, MO.

Lubick joins the Bills as the offensive quality control/assistant quarterbacks coach.  He will enter his ninth season in the NFL after spending the past two seasons with the Denver Broncos as the assistant wide receivers coach. Lubick spent four seasons (2010-14) as an offensive assistant with the Houston Texans.  Lubick, 39, is a native of Bozeman, MT and a graduate of Montana State where he played safety.

Smiley joins the Bills as the assistant special teams coach. He will enter his fifth NFL season after spending the past four seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars where he also served as the assistant special teams coach. Prior joining Jacksonville, Smiley, 38, coached in college at Charleston Southern, Eastern Illinois, Eureka College and Dartmouth.

Teerlinck joins the Bills as the assistant defensive line coach after spending the last four seasons coaching the defensive line and serving as the co-defensive coordinator at Nevada. Teerlinck, 38, served as a defensive assistant with the Indianapolis Colts from 2007-11 where he worked with the defensive line and helped with special teams.

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