Ohio State’s running back room has been battling depth issues with departures and injuries this offseason, but some of those concerns have been addressed via transfer portal.
Sunday, the Buckeyes secured a significant commitment from former Oklahoma running back Trey Sermon. The ex-Sooner tweeted out an image of himself wearing an OSU uniform, signifying he’s committed to play for Ryan Day and company.
According to Lettermen Row, Sermon will be graduate transferring to Ohio State for his final season of college football.
— Trey Sermon (@treyera) March 22, 2020
In three seasons with the Sooners, Sermon piled up more than 2,000 yards and 22 touchdowns. Oklahoma has appeared in the College Football Playoff each of the last three years, as well. Last season, Sermon played in nine games and totaled 54 handoffs for 385 yards and four touchdowns.
Sermon’s most prolific year came in 2018, when he rushed for 947 yards and 13 touchdowns on 164 touches. He also had 181 receiving yards on 12 catches.
This is a huge boost for Ohio State, which has aspirations of winning a fourth-straight B1G title and claiming its first national title since 2014.