In the mid-1980s, a Gilman offensive lineman named Mark Agent enrolled at Maryland to play football.
After that, years turned into decades before the Terps managed to take the next step with the Baltimore school. Longtime Gilman coach Biff Poggi said he can't recall another Greyhounds player committing to Maryland until fullback Kenneth Goins selected the Terps, arriving as a freshman last season.
Goins was followed by quarterback Shane Cockerille a year later. For Maryland, it's akin to a thaw after a long winter.
"We probably have 23 or 24 Division I...