Sermon entered the transfer portal as a grad transfer, meaning he can play right away for Ohio State in 2020. He has one season of eligibility remaining. He was the nation’s 80th-ranked player as a senior, according to ESPN.com and ranked ninth among running backs.
Ohio State had one healthy scholarship running back, Steele Chambers, when spring practices were postponed by the coronavirus pandemic. Master Teague suffered a leg injury in early March.