Boys Athlete of the Week: Henry Poggi, Gilman, football

  • Henry Poggi, Gilman football player, is The Baltimore Sun's Boys Athlete of the Week for Sept. 12, 2012.
Henry Poggi, Gilman football player, is The Baltimore Sun's… (Kenneth K. Lam / The Baltimore…)
September 11, 2012

The top 2013 recruit from the Baltimore area, according to, Poggi helped the No. 1 Greyhounds defense dominate New Jersey powerhouse Don Bosco Prep in their 13-6 win at the 9/11 Patriot Classic at Navy. Poggi, a 6-foot-4, 255-pound All-Metro defensive tackle, had 3 1/2 sacks, nine tackles and two tackles for a loss. He also had three catches for 32 yards as a tight end. In the season's first three games, Poggi has six sacks, 23 tackles and five tackles for a loss. Rated the No. 2 defensive tackle in the country by, Poggi, who has a 3.6 GPA, has committed to Michigan.

Others considered: Harry Bullen, Annapolis, cross country; Luke Casey, Atholton, football; Kelton Lynch, Towson, soccer; Nevone McCrimmon, Mount St. Joseph, football; Donnie Neal, Reginald Lewis, football; Jake Ossie, Archbishop Curley, soccer; Tyrice Rock, Century, football.

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