The San Francisco 49ers introduced on Wednesday they’ve signed RB Trey Sermon to a four-year deal and claimed WR Nsimba Webster off waivers from the Los Angeles Rams.
Sermon (6-0, 215) was the primary of two third-round draft picks (88th total) chosen by the 49ers on this yr’s draft out of Ohio State. In 2020, he appeared in eight video games with Ohio State, dashing for 870 yards and 4 touchdowns after transferring to the varsity from Oklahoma. With the Sooners, Sermon appeared in 37 video games (15 begins) in three years (2017-19) at Oklahoma and recorded 339 carries for two,076 yards and 22 touchdowns to go together with 36 receptions for 391 yards and three touchdowns. He appeared in 9 video games in 2019 and recorded 385 dashing yards on 54 carries and 4 touchdowns to go together with eight receptions for 71 yards and one landing. Sermon appeared in all 14 video games (12 begins) in 2018 and amassed a career-high 947 dashing yards on 164 carries and 13 touchdowns to go together with 12 receptions for 181 yards. In 2017, he appeared in all 14 video games (three begins) and recorded 121 rushes for 744 yards and 5 touchdowns with 16 receptions for 139 yards and two touchdowns by means of the air.
A 22-year-old native of Marietta, GA, Sermon attended Sprayberry (Marietta, GA) Excessive Faculty.
Webster (5-10, 180) initially entered the NFL after signing with the Rams as an undrafted free agent on April 29, 2019. Over the previous two years with the Rams (2019-20), he appeared in 21 video games and registered 32 punt returns for 203 yards together with 18 kickoff returns for 404 yards on particular groups. He was waived by the Rams on July 20, 2021.
A 25-year-old native of Antioch, CA, Webster attended Japanese Washington College the place he appeared in 44 video games (27 begins) and registered 156 receptions for two,233 yards and 18 touchdowns on offense. He additionally added 48 kickoff returns for 1,114 yards (23.2 common).