Appeared in 8 games in one year (2020) at Ohio State, rushing for 870 yds. and 4 TDs after transferring to the school from Oklahoma. Appeared in 37 games (15 starts) in 3 years (2017-19) at Oklahoma and recorded 339 carries for 2,076 yds. and 22 TDs to go along with 36 recepts. for 391 yds. and 3 TDs. Appeared in 9 games in 2019 and recorded 385 rushing yds. on 54 carries and 4 TDs to go along with 8 recepts. for 71 yds. and 1 TD. Appeared in all 14 games (12 starts) in 2018 and hauled in a career-high 947 rushing yds. on 164 carries and 13 TDs to go along with 12 recepts. for 181 yds. Appeared in all 14 games (3 starts) in 2017 and recorded 121 rushes for 744 yds. and 5 TDs with 16 recepts. for 139 yds. and 2 TDs.
- Attended Sprayberry (Marietta, GA) HS where ran for 1,227 yds. and 16 TDs on 166 carries as a senior in 2016.
- Earned a degree in human relations from Oklahoma.
- Son of Odell Sermon and Natoshia Mitchell.
- Born An'treyon Sermon (1/30/99) in Marietta, GA.
SERMON'S GOLDEN NUGGETS
- Cites his mother, Natoshia, as one of his biggest inspirations for the resilience she's displayed throughout her life. Her book entitled, "When My Soul Cried" and her nonprofit organization Arise By Faith supports victims of domestic abuse. "I attribute a lot of his success to the strength of his mom," said Billy Shackelford, Sermon's former coach at Sprayberry (Marietta, GA) HS. "His mom is a phenomenal lady. She brings both bags of tricks: she's tough, but also nurturing and loving."
- Born the day before Super Bowl XXXIII, in which his home- town team Atlanta Falcons appeared, his mother looked at him and said, "This is going to be you one day."
- Drawing inspiration from his last name, he developed the nicknames 'Preacher' and 'Minister (of the End Zone)' from his teammates.
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