CHAPEL HILL, N.C. --- Giovani Bernard isnt going to win the Heisman Trophy in December, but finding a better and more thrilling player anywhere in the nation might be akin to that whole needle-in-a-haystack deal.
Bernard is that good, and hes that underrated.
Look no further than North Carolinas 43-35 victory over NC State on Saturday in which Bernard raced 74 yards into the end zone on a punt return for the game-winning points with 13 seconds left as Exhibit A.
Hes a guy that when a play needs to be made, he wants to be out there, said UNC coach Larry Fedora, who originally put Roy Smith on the field to return the punt, but changed his mind at the last second and opted for Bernard, who had twisted his ankle earlier in the contest.
He wants the ball in his hands. I can promise you he was one of those kids that was always wanting to take the last-second shot in the backyard. Hes just one of those guys.
The Davie, Fla., native did more than deliver that electrifying moment. He fi...