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Football coach Biff Poggi on leaving Gilman after 19 years: 'I felt like it was time'

Football coach Biff Poggi on leaving Gilman after 19 years: 'I felt like it was time'

Gilman football coach Biff Poggi is leaving the program he guided to 13 Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference championships and a No. 13 national ranking this fall, after 19 years as head coach.

Poggi said it was an agonizing decision to leave the Gilman program, where he played, his three sons played and he hopes his future grandchildren might play.

“I felt like it was time, because we’ve done everything we could do,” Poggi said. “I thought after the 100th [Gilman-McDonogh] game, it just wasn’t going to get any better as a coach at Gilman. I don’t know how many thousands of people were there. We brought the whole school...

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