Giovanni Bernard, yes Yvenson's little brother, is a 4-star running back from St Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale. For those that don't know, STAHS is regarded annually as one of the best high school programs in the country. Listed at 5'9", 198 pounds, he is very similar to Yvenson, not only in size, but in playing style. He doesn't burn many people with his speed, but he's very shifty and quick, which as we all know is key to excelling at running back here. His junior year he rushed for nearly 2,000 yards and 18 TDs, averaging 9.7 yards per carry. Awesome. His current offers list looks like a who's who of the college football stage:
- Notre Dame
- West Virginia
- Florida State
- Ole Miss
- Oregon State
- And others...
If you can, check out this video about him....
If you can't, basically he says that his top priority is coaching relationships. Well Yvenson can probably attest to the family atmosphere here at Oregon State. He's a top running back, and my early guess is he ends up at one of the Florida schools, so we shall see. There's also talks that he's looking to stay in the south so that his dad can attend games (his dad was only able to make it one game for Yvenson, Senior Day). But if Yvenson makes the Seahawks, there's potential for a move-- this hasn't been said officially, just my thought. Anyways, just thought you guys should know we're in the running for one of the top running backs in the country, and he's someone we'll want to keep our eye on. GO BEAVS!