Markese Stepp is a redshirt sophomore running back for the University of Nebraska. The Indianapolis native and attended Cathedral High and averaged 7.9 yards per carry as a senior. Markese committed to USC and made 11 appearances in his first two years with the Trojans. In 2020 he played in 5 out of 6 games, getting 45 carries for 165 yards and 3 touchdowns. In January 2021 Markese announced he was transferring to Nebraska.