Looking to boost his 2021 NFL Draft stock, former Oklahoma running back Trey Sermon has entered the transfer portal with one year of eligibility left.
In one of the more surprising pieces of news to come across the timeline today, former Oklahoma Sooners’ running back Trey Sermon has opted for the transfer portal with just one year of eligibility left. With his 2021 NFL Draft stock on the line, Sermon could be looking for the right opportunity to produce this year in order to give his standing a boost.
In 2019, coming off a productive 2018 season, Sermon looked like the bonafide starter for the Sooners at the running back position. However this was not the case as Kennedy Brooks syphoned the majority of the carries away from Sermon, who then saw his season end with an injury after ten games.
Now heading into 2020, Brooks is the lead man for the Sooners, with Sermon on the outside looking in. It could be assumed that this is the leading reason as to why Sermon has entered the transfer portal, in search of a new team to call home in his last year of eligibility.
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There is no doubt Sermon can land with a team where he is the lead dog, but exactly where will that be? The University of Florida just lost Lamichal Perine to the draft, making them a decent landing spot, as well as the Ohio State Buckeyes after the declaration of J.K. Dobbins and injury to backup Master Teague.
Sermon has tallied over 2,000 yards rushing and 22 touchdowns over the past three seasons for the Sooners. He has also caught a total of 36 passes out of the backfield in Norman for an additional 391 yards and three trips to the endzone. Averaging over six yards per carry, Sermon has the ability to carry a workload at the collegiate level.
Keep an eye on the former Sooners’ running back as he seeks a new school to call his own during his senior season and potentially see his 2021 NFL Draft stock rise throughout this year.