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  • hovis Dec 15, 2012

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    I think you are trying to say that Glennon was not a "leader" like Wilson was.

  • mrwufabc Dec 15, 2012

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    He is not a winner. I'm not criticizing him. I'm stating a fact.

  • PacknoPride Dec 15, 2012

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    Glennon is a winner. Without Glennon you don't beat Fla. State, UConn, and Maryland. Also, you're not even close against UNC. State's running offense was basically non-existant this year. Without Glennon you are not in a bowl game. So, rather than criticizing him, maybe you should be thanking him for what he did for state kollege football.

  • mxteam44 Dec 15, 2012

    I don't blame him! Good luck Gio! You were a TON of fun to watch on Saturdays! Now, go show 'em how it's done on Sundays!!!!

  • Dr. Feelgood Dec 15, 2012

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    Hey Hatedoser, make sure you tell your Dentist, Pharmacist, and Doctor how you feel about UNCs academics next time you are around them.

  • Dr. Feelgood Dec 15, 2012

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    ...one straw doth not break ye camels back...Gio was just icing...Yow was ready for a new approach when she gott to NCSU.

  • Dr. Feelgood Dec 15, 2012

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    On your game I see Wuf...

  • shanemane1986 Dec 15, 2012

    I'd do the same thing if I were in his shoes! It's all about college ball if you're a fan or alumni. It's about making a future and alot of money if you were an actual player!

  • StunGunn Dec 15, 2012

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    And for that, State fans shall be forever grateful:)

  • wilkhow Dec 15, 2012

    See YA-best thing he could do is get the hell out of chapel hill college . It hurt him that he could not ring the bell this year. See ya on tv and who cares who yu play for. It's all about college football

  • PanthersFan45 Dec 15, 2012

    Bernard is the most explosive player in the conference and I'm not surprised by his announcement. He will be a 1st round pick and be an "impact" player when he enters the NFL.

  • mrwufabc Dec 15, 2012

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    Glennon isn't a "winner". He isn't a leader or a winner. Wilson willed us to multiple wins. Glennon has far more talent with his arm, but Wilson knows how to win. TOB did make the right decision letting Wilson go BTW. It was the right decision given the circumstance. Gio leaving for the NFL is also the right decision. I'm thrilled he is leaving and I wish him all the luck.

  • mrwufabc Dec 15, 2012

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    If that is how you want to remember it fine. Point is TOB is gone. You're wrong by the way. I believe the Clemson loss at Clemson in 2010 was the beginning of the end for TOB. Lots of people jumped ship after that 4yrd net punt at the end of the game. Heck, I might have been in elementary school last time we won at Clemson. We had them that game. The what the *#@( losses and the playing not to lose was what got TOB fired in the end. His comments about how good this team would be determined his fate.

  • shakennotstirred Dec 14, 2012

    he will be forever remembered as the TOB killer.

  • rherring23 Dec 14, 2012

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    This ain't high-school. While Logan is a very good back, Gio is one of those players that only comes around every so many years. He will be missed and it will be years before another player comes along that matches his all around talent. I'm a State fan but I remember K Bryant, A Lawerence, and Gio has been the best back UNC hasd had since those days. All teams have players like that, so it will be several years before his talent will be matched at UNC. He will be missed, he was responsible for at least 2-3 wins this year. Its not always about the numbers, Glennon had a lot better numbers than R Wilson, but yet he did not replace what State lost with Wilson.

  • heelsforever Dec 14, 2012

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    Additonally, the scandal didn't break until about 7 months after Gio committed to the Heels.

  • DurhamDevil Dec 14, 2012

    Seems like a really good kid. Best of luck to him.

  • SilentSam Dec 14, 2012

    Guess he wanted to sail with The Flagship.

  • StunGunn Dec 14, 2012

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    Gio picked North Carolina before the scandal. There was a link to a story on someone's post a page or two back that gave the entire story about Gio. Amazing story. A trusted friend recommended he attend Carolina, and that friend talked to Butch about Gio. This Heels fan is sure glad he did. Gio came from nothing and through so much hard work and sacrifice, it looks like he'll be rewarded with a lucrative NFL contract.

  • Banned by Sissies Dec 14, 2012

    Good decision. Good luck Gio! That punt return will forever be remembered as one of the best highlights in Carolina history.

  • StunGunn Dec 14, 2012

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    GREAT read! Thanks!

  • oneuncfan Dec 14, 2012

    He chose Carolina over ND because he wanted to be in a pro style offense when Weis was fired Kelly brought in a spread so GIO went to play for Butch's pro style. Kinda ironic Gio's breakout season was in the spread.

  • StunGunn Dec 14, 2012

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    Someone "runt over" your brain.

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again01 Dec 14, 2012

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    Fair enough. I am not familiar with his recruitment enough to argue against that. Just thought it was something that raises eyebrows.

  • kornfan2448 Dec 14, 2012

    Absolutely love Gio! He has however had a history of injuries, so I don't think he could be a back that could take 25-30 carries a game. He would fit in great on a team like New Orleans or the Patriots where they rotate the backs and use them in multiple formations and execute their diversity, which he clearly has. Wherever he ends up, I wish him nothing but the best.

    Thanks for some great memories Gio!!

  • VT1994Hokie Dec 14, 2012

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    You're right about Charlie Weis. This came out maybe 3-4 weeks ago, or maybe longer. I just remember reading it.

  • heelsforever Dec 14, 2012

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    We had black Santa. They didn't.

    Yes, your sarcasmeter is pegging.

    The truth is that he soured on ND when they fired Weis.

  • PacknoPride Dec 14, 2012

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    Gio got an opportunity to show what he could do at UNC. Could he have gotten the same at ND? Maybe, but not for sure. Kind of like Russell Wilson who got the chance to play at Wisconsin and show what he could do. Would he have gotten the same opportunity if he had stayed at state college? Maybe, but not for sure. If anything is for sure, it's nothing. The sure thing for state college fans was the sure win over UNC this year. Things worked out great for Gio, and I'm happy for him as you are to know you won't be seeing him next year in Carolina Blue!

  • swray001 Dec 14, 2012

    Monte Ball will be the first back chosen. Gio may get lucky, and get picked by a good team.

  • doser Dec 14, 2012

    Actually have a college degree from a very highly ranked University as well as an MBA. Maybe you can get more than a GED ZONK

  • zonk Dec 14, 2012

    doser Maybe one day you will earn a degree from somewhere when you get out of Middle School.

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again01 Dec 14, 2012

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    Now, I realize ND was not a NC contender when Gio was being recruited. But they were still Notre Dame.

    In light of the scandal in Chapel Hill, one does have to wonder why Gio chose Carolina over Notre Dame.

  • oneuncfan Dec 14, 2012

    Good Luck Gio! Hate to see him go but he made the right call. By far one of my favorite tarheels on the gridiron. Romar Morris showed some flashes this year, full offseason and spring ball and he should be ready to rumble. Dude can flat out fly. Couple that with the arrivial of Tj Logan and the future of the tarheel backfield is bright!

  • VT1994Hokie Dec 14, 2012

    Gio has abilites that you can't coach. He definitely has a God given ability. There isn't much that he can't do on the field. He needs very little coaching. All he has to do is learn the play book and go from there. One of the best that I've seen in a long time from the ACC.

  • doser Dec 14, 2012

    Should have stayed with his commitment to ND. Would be playing in the National Championship Game. Stayed one more year gotten his degree from ND. Then when he retired from the NFL had a degree from ND that was actaully worth something unlike the degree from UNC Cheat!

  • KevInApex Dec 14, 2012

    Hate to see him go but fully understand. The best decision for him.

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again01 Dec 14, 2012

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    Badger is feelin' the love today!

  • Turn Left Dec 14, 2012

    TeenDad5_MonkeyJive:

    Thanks for posting the you tube video.
    The Pack Killer is gone. The game that sealed the fate of State coach will be remembered by the great play call of Jones Angel.

    No He Didn't...Yes He Did!

  • Dr. Feelgood Dec 14, 2012

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    The diff is Badger wears the Ruby Red Coke Bottle Bottom Glasses, he is a true hater, and he's as subjective as a cow pattie (it always stinks to whoever smells it for those who need help with the reference)

  • zonk Dec 14, 2012

    Johnnyvoodoodoo I don't really think anyone on this post thinks Carolina is declining in any sport. You must be living a fantasy of some sort.

  • still heelman1973 Dec 14, 2012

    Lengthy, but a good read:

    http://www.goheels.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_LANG=C&SITE=UNC&DB_OEM_ID=3350&ATCLID=205825163

  • prez23062 Dec 14, 2012

    goodbye, Gio, and best wishes. you gave us some enjoyable times in Chapel Hill.

  • ncstatefan13 Dec 14, 2012

    As a Pack fan, I'm happy with that decision. Good Luck to him.

  • kornfan2448 Dec 14, 2012

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    +1

  • Common Sense Rules Dec 14, 2012

    Really his best option as I don't know if he can top this year. Add in the fact that this year seems to be light on running backs currently in the draft should result in him being picked high. He reminds me alot of Darren Sproles.

  • ycbs Dec 14, 2012

    I wish Gio all the best and wish he would stay, but I truly don't see him being a great NFL player, primarily due to his being injury-prone. He has great talent and ability, but if he can't take college players hitting him, what's he going to do when NFL players start hitting him?

    I hope he proves me wrong and has a long, successful NFL career, though. And as injury-prone as he is, at least leaving UNC early, before he has a career-ending injury, should at least guarantee him one decent NFL payday.

  • heelsforever Dec 14, 2012

    WOW, some of the towel boys are having a rough day in here.

  • Warren G. is back again Dec 14, 2012

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    I think Logan will be a great back at UNC; however, don't forget about Romar Morris. The kid just needs to work on catching the ball and he has the ability to be a great back. The Heels will miss Jonathan Cooper next year. Thank goodness James Hurst has said he is coming back.

    Was talking to my wife's cousin who lives in Ohio. From what he tells me, the real gem of UNC's class is the QB Trubisky who was the Ohio Player of the Year. He was lamenting the fact that OSU couldn't sign him. He says dude is a BEAST.

    Anyway, congrats to Gio. Classy guy. Wishing you the best for a long and prosperous career in the NFL.

  • BlueDevils00 Dec 14, 2012

    BYE GIO!!!!!

  • Jared Fogel Dec 14, 2012

    I think he'll do well on and off the field as a pro. Heard an interview with him on 99.9 back during the season and he came off as well spoken and intelligent. His game speaks for itself.

    Best of luck and I hope he doesn't get stuck in a cf organization that can't run a team. (Larry Fitzgerald says help me)

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