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Realizing a dream meant more to Gio Bernard than draft status, threat of injury

Giovani Bernard said he wasn’t swayed by his potential draft position. Nor was he influenced by the threat of injury. When it came right down to it, North Carolina’s star running back said Friday that he decided to forgo his final two seasons of college eligibility to play in the NFL simply because the opportunity was there and the time was right. (Wilmington Star News)

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