Report: Ohio State RB Trey Sermon taken to hospital

Ohio State star running back Trey Sermon was taken to Broward General Hospital after injuring his collarbone after just one carry in Monday’s title game against top-ranked Alabama in Miami Gardens, Fla., according to ESPN.

Sermon was taken to the locker room where he received an X-ray following his 2-yard run, per ESPN.

The senior was replaced by Master Teague, who had six carries for 25 yards, including an 8-yard score, in the first quarter, which ended with a 7-7 score.

Sermon, who transferred from Oklahoma, had rushed for 636 yards and four touchdowns on 70 carries in his past three games. He rushed for a Big Ten-title-game-record 331 yards and two touchdowns on 29 carries in a win over Northwestern on Dec. 19 before running for 193 yards and a touchdown on 31 carries in a semifinal win over No. 2 Clemson in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1.