Saturday, November 24, 2012

Recruit Tracker: Henry Poggi

Henry Poggi
August 26, 2012: Poggi's Baltimore (MD) Gilman team lost to Cincinnati (OH) Moeller by a score of 35-14 in a game televised on ESPN.  Gilman also features 2013 quarterback/safety offeree Shane Cockerille and 2014 cornerback offeree Troy Vincent, Jr.; and Moeller has 2013 Michigan State commit (and Michigan offeree) Shane Jones, a linebacker.  Poggi had 7 tackles, 4 tackles for loss, and 1 pass breakup.  Gilman is now 0-1.

August 31, 2012: Gilman lost to Olney (MD) Good Counsel by a score of 20-19 in overtime.  Good Counsel featured Michigan targets Dorian O'Daniel (142 rushing yards, 2 touchdowns) and Kendall Fuller (5-yard touchdown reception), who are committed to Clemson and Virginia Tech, respectively.  Gilman is now 0-2.

September 8, 2012: Gilman beat Ramsey (NJ) Don Bosco Prep by a score of 13-6.  Poggi had 11 tackles and 3.5 sacks.  Gilman is now 1-2.

September 14, 2012: Gilman beat Charlotte (NC) Christian by a score of 37-14.  Poggi had 7 tackles and 3 tackles for loss.  Gilman is now 2-2.

September 29, 2012: Gilman beat Baltimore (MD) Mount St. Joseph by a score of 37-7.  Gilman is now 3-2.

October 5, 2012: Gilman beat Severn (MD) Archbishop Spalding by a score of 49-2.  Poggi had 4 tackles and 1 tackle for loss.  Gilman is now 4-2.

October 12, 2012: Gilman beat Towson (MD) Loyola Blakefield by a score of 47-7.  Poggi had 10 tackles, 4 tackles for loss, and 1 sack.  Gilman is now 5-2.

October 19, 2012: Gilman beat Baltimore (MD) Calvert Hall by a score of 24-14.  Poggi had 9 tackles and 2 forced fumbles.  Gilman is now 6-2.

October 27, 2012: Gilman beat Owings Mills (MD) McDonogh by a score of 48-12.  Gilman is now 7-2.

November 10, 2012: Gilman beat Owings Mills (MD) McDonogh by a score of 20-8.  Poggi had 4 tackles and 2 tackles for loss.  Gilman is now 8-2.

November 17, 2012: Gilman beat Baltimore (MD) Calvert Hall by a score of 34-32.  Poggi had 8 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, and a 10-yard touchdown reception.  Gilman finished the year 9-2.


  1. Damn, their first 3 games were against some perennially strong teams. In your opinion, are you excited about Poggi? He seems to be fairly productive against some strong competition. Does he seem to project to be used like RVB?

    1. Yeah, you're not joking. Those are three tough games to begin a season.

      Here's a link to Poggi's commitment post. It should answer most of your questions.