Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 7/14/13
The Cincinnati Bengals' rookie running back, Giovani Bernard, certainly looks the part.A solid runner from the University of North Carolina, who can run through and over defenders without having to switch gears. If anything, he gets faster moving through the line.While there are other runners who may have had a more high profile career, like Eddie Lacy at Alabama or Le’Veon Bell, there are few who have been as prolific.According to a story by Sean O’Donnell of Yahoo! Sports, “Bernard is larger than most fans realize -- weighing in at a solid 208 pounds -- and has the tenacity to get the job done through the interior of the line as well as on the edge. This could turn him into a very complete back at the NFL level sooner rather than later.”That is a great thing for Bengals fans and a scary thing for the opposition each week.Current Bengals running backs coach Hue Jackson was one of his biggest supporters coming out of college and continues to be as the rookie gets acclimated to the p...
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