Trey Sermon

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Trey Sermon
Trey Sermon.jpg
Ohio State Buckeyes – No. 8
PositionRunning back
ClassSenior
Career history
College
Bowl games
High schoolSprayberry
(Marietta, Georgia)
Personal information
Born: (1999-01-30) January 30, 1999 (age 21)
Marietta, Georgia
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight221 lb (100 kg)

Trey Sermon (born January 30, 1999) is an American football running back for the Ohio State Buckeyes. He previously played for the Oklahoma Sooners.

Early years[edit]

Sermon attended Sprayberry High School in Marietta, Georgia.[1] He committed to the University of Oklahoma to play college football.[2][3]

College career[edit]

As a true freshman at Oklahoma in 2017, Sermon played in all 14 games and made three starts. He finished the season with 744 yards on 121 carries with five touchdowns.[4] As a sophomore in 2018, he shared time with Kennedy Brooks, rushing for 947 yards on 164 carries and 13 touchdowns. As a junior in 2019, he played in nine games and had 54 carries for 385 yards and four touchdowns.[5]

Sermon transferred to Ohio State University as a graduate student in 2020.[6][7]

In the 2020 Big Ten Championship Game against Northwestern University, Sermon's 331 rushing yards were the most in a single game by an Ohio State player and the highest ever in a Football Bowl Subdivision championship game. He was the game's MVP. In the 2021 Sugar Bowl versus Clemson, Sermon rushed for 193 yards and scored a rushing touchdown along with catching 4 passes for 61 yards in a 49-28 victory. In the 2021 National Championship Game against Alabama, Sermon got injured on the first play of the game and did not return as the Buckeyes lost 52-24.

On January 18, 2021, Sermon declared for 2021 NFL Draft.

Statistics[edit]

Collegiate career statistics
Season Games Rushing Receiving
Att Yards Avg Long TD Rec Yards Avg Long TD
2017 Oklahoma Sooners 13 121 744 6.1 60 5 16 139 8.7 24 2
2018 Oklahoma Sooners 14 164 947 5.8 60 13 12 181 15.1 51 0
2019 Oklahoma Sooners 10 54 385 7.1 32 4 8 71 8.9 20 1
2020 Ohio State Buckeyes 6 84 675 8.0 65 3 8 34 4.3 13 0
NCAA Total 43 423 2751 6.5 65 25 44 425 9.7 51 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carringtonacarrington@mdjonline.com, Adam. "Sprayberry preaches Sermon's skills". MDJOnline.com.
  2. ^ "Breakaway: How Trey Sermon found his way to Oklahoma". Oklahoman.com. September 29, 2017.
  3. ^ "Oklahoma football: Trey Sermon, four-star RB, commits - Sports Illustrated". www.si.com.
  4. ^ World, Eric Bailey Tulsa. "OU Football: Trey Sermon has gotten bigger and faster - and why Rodney Anderson is the one to thank". Tulsa World.
  5. ^ "Ohio State football adds Oklahoma transfer Trey Sermon - Sports Illustrated". www.si.com.
  6. ^ "Ex-Sooners RB Sermon chooses to join Ohio St". ESPN.com. March 22, 2020.
  7. ^ Rabinowitz, Bill. "Those who know Trey Sermon say running back will fulfill his potential with Ohio State football team". Buckeyextra.

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