NEWBERRY, S.C. – Newberry College announced today that Josh Stepp will transfer from Furman University to play for the Indians next fall. His addition raises the total number of signees and transfers to 20 and adds immediate strength to the quarterback ranks.
As a redshirt freshman in 2003, Stepp (6’0” 180) saw action in six games and completed 26-of-44 passes for 381 yards and one touchdown while throwing one interception. He also rushed 38 times for 118 yards and two scores. The Pelion, S.C., product earned starts versus The Citadel and East Tennessee State after a knee injury sidelined Paladin starting quarterback Bo Moore. Against East Tennessee State he earned Southern Conference Freshman-of-the-Week honors after completing 10-of-14 passes for 208 yards and a touchdown while rushing for another score in helping Furman to a 30-10 win over the Buccaneers.
As a high school senior, Stepp was the offensive MVP of the 2001 Shrine Bowl and was ranked in the top 50 high school players in the state.
Newberry College is a proud member of the South Atlantic Conference, a league comprised of eight colleges and universities in North and South Carolina and Tennessee.
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