Report: Penn's Bagnoli to retire after 2014 season

Report: Penn's Bagnoli to retire after 2014 season
April 22, 2014, 5:00 pm
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Al Bagnoli will be stepping down as Penn's head football coach after next season, according to a report from the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Per the report, Bagnoli will coach the 2014 season, his 23rd at Penn, before stepping down at the end of the year. Current defensive coordinator Ray Priore will succeed Bagnoli as head coach.

Outgoing athletic director Steve Bilsky is expected to announce the news in an 11 a.m. press conference on Wednesday.

Bagnoli took over at Penn in 1992 after spending 10 years at Division III Union College. In 22 seasons under Bagnoli, the Quakers have won nine Ivy League titles, the most recent of which came in 2012.

Bagnoli is the only coach in Ivy League history to lead his team to back-to-back undefeated seasons, doing so three times.

He finishes behind only former Yale coach Carmen Cozza (1965-1996) in wins (179) and championships (10) by an Ivy League coach.