According to sources, Shane Beamer is making another key addition from the SEC.
Sources tell FootballScoop that Arkansas receivers coach Justin Stepp is joining the Gamecocks staff.
We understand the move will mark a homecoming, as Stepp was born in Columbia and attended high school within a half hour of the stadium he'll now be coaching in on Saturday afternoons. His coaching career actually began at Fort Mill HS (SC), where he worked with the receivers and in strength and conditioning.
Stepp, in his third season with the Razorbacks, was the lone holdover on Sam Pittman's staff from the previous staff under Chad Morris.
A former finalist for the FootballScoop Wide Receivers Coach of the Year, Stepp is considered one of the game's bright young minds in developing receivers. Back in 2018 he was selected to take part in the AFCA 35 Under 35 Coaches Leadership Institute - a program aimed at identifying and developing premier, future leaders in the football coaching profession.
Early in his coaching career, Stepp worked as a graduate assistant at Clemson, and has coached the wide receivers at Appalachian State and SMU prior to leaving for Fayeteville with Morris.
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