January 26, 2010

Bernard has tough decision ahead

Four-star running back Giovanni Bernard from Ft. Lauderdale (Florida) St. Thomas Aquinas is down to two schools, North Carolina, where he visited last weekend, and Oregon State, whom Bernard hosted for an in-home visit last night. Now he must try to sort everything out and make the best decision for him...a process he is still working through.

BeaverBlitz spoke to Bernard on Tuesday night. First and foremost we wanted to check-in on his family in Haiti who has been through the catastrophic earthquake. Bernard informed us that everyone in his family has been accounted for and is ok. He did have an uncle who has lost both legs, but he is alive.

As far as recruiting is concerned, Bernard hopes to make his choice sooner rather than later, although his in-home visit with Coach Riley didn't make anything easier.

"The in-home with Coach Riley went great," Bernard said. "It felt normal and comfortable."

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