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Tore his ACL on the third day of fall practice in August and redshirted in 2010 • Was able to participate in the spring in non-contact drills, but was held out of the Spring Game for precautionary reasons.

St. Thomas Aquinas High School
Ranked the No. 2 running back in Florida by the Orlando Sun-Sentinel • Ranked the No. 12 running back in the country Rivals.com and is the nation's No. 13 back according to Scout.com • Considered the No. 16 running back by ESPN.com • Member of the Rivals250 and Scout300 • Selected as the No. 13 player in Florida by the Orlando Sentinel • Ranked the No. 26 player in Florida by Rivals.com • Considered the No. 36 player in Florida by Scout.com • Helped guide St. Thomas Aquinas to consecutive 5A state titles as a sophomore and junior • As a senior, St. Thomas was 13-1 and finished No. 13 in USA Today's Final Super Top 25 • Ran for 1,528 yards and 18 touchdowns on 160 carries as a junior • Coached by George Smith.

Older brother, Yvenson, was an all-conference tailback at Oregon State and is currently in the CFL • Son of Yvens Bernard • Full name is Giovani Govan Bernard • Born Nov. 22, 1991 • Undecided on his major.

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