Found October 27, 2012 on Sports-Glory:
PLAYERS: Giovani BernardBryn RennerCasey Barth

North Carolina Tar Heels best weapon and one of the ACC's top running backs Giovani Bernard returned a punt 74 yards with 30 seconds left to play to beat NC State 43-35 Saturday. North Carolina trailed NC State 35-35 in the fourth quarter. Bernard rushed for 135 yards and two touchdowns.  He also caught eight passes for 95 yards while quarterback Mike Glennon threw a career-high 467 yards and five touchdowns.


Photo: North Carolina unveils shiny helmets

North Carolina stormed back to upend NC State on Satuday. Faced with a ten point deficit entering the fourth the Tar Heels rallied back. They would complete the comeback when Giovani Bernard ran a punt back with 30 seconds to go providing the Tar Heels with a 42-35 victory. The win was big but so were the helmets and uniforms worn by the Tar Heels. The team rolled out dark blue jersey’s...

North Carolina wins on punt return for TD

Earlier, we showed you the awesome blue chrome helmets the North Carolina Tar Heels wore in their college football game against the North Carolina State Wolfpack on Saturday. We also informed you that the Tar Heels won the game, 43-35. What we didn't show you was how the Tar Heels won the game, but thanks to the below video from Cosby Sweaters, we can show you now. With just...

Giovani Bernard Is The Most Exciting Player In College Football, A Game For The Ages Against NC State

Giovani Bernard has to be the most exciting player in college football. The North Carolina running back leads the ACC in rushing and today in Chapel Hill, NC returned a punt that Tar Heel fans will talk about for years to come. Bernard fielded a NC State punt and took it the distance 74 yards with 13 seconds left to lift North Carolina past their arch rivals 43-35 ending...

Giovani Bernard, UNC Beat N.C. State on Last Second Punt Return Touchdown (Video)

N.C. State learned a valuable lesson Saturday: don't punt to Giovani Bernard when the score is tied late in the fourth quarter. With 30 seconds left and the score tied 35-35, the Wolfpack not-so-wisely chose to punt to the Tarheels' star, sophomore running back. Bernard took the punt back 73 yards for a touchdown, and the win. The touchdown was Bernard...

UNC’s Giovani Bernard with punt return TD to beat NC State

A back and forth game between North Carolina and North Carolina State ended with the Tar Heels winning 43-35 after this game winning 74-yard punt return by Giovani Bernard.

Tar Heels' Bernard deserving of recognition

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...

UNC 43 NC State 35

I am half tempted to include the video of the Gio Bernard punt return and simply stop with that. After all, most anything I try to add to what Giovani Bernard did with 30 seconds left against NC State would be inadequate. It was an incredible moment culminating with Bernard in tears on the sideline just minutes after he waved Roy Smith off so he could take the punt himself on...

ACC Announces Football Players of the Week 10/29

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Two North Carolina honorees lead a group of nine student-athletes recognized as Atlantic Coast Conference Football Players of the Week, as announced by the conference on Monday. Running back/punt returner Giovani Bernard was honored as ACC Specialist of the Week, while guard Jonathan Cooper earned Offensive Lineman of the Week honors following the Tar Heels’...
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