When former Gilman star Henry Poggi scored Michigan’s first touchdown on Saturday afternoon at Maryland Stadium, the moment was full of meaning.
First of all, it got his team on the scoreboard and on its way to a 35-10 victory over Maryland, but there were a couple of personal angles that made it extra special.
It was the fifth-year senior’s first touchdown at the college level, and he got it within a short drive of where he grew up.
“It meant the world,” he said.
No doubt, it also meant the world to his father Biff, the former Gilman coach who left a job on Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan coaching staff after just one season to spend...