Offer Report: Notre Dame active in 2017, 2018 classes

IRISH STEW

Tyler James
South Bend Tribune

A pair of recruits reported Notre Dame offers on Friday. ND Insider takes a closer look at 2018 running back Markese Stepp and 2017 wide receiver Omar Manning.

• RB MARKESE STEPP, 6-0, 210; INDIANAPOLIS CATHEDRAL

Sophomore stats: 155 carries for 1,295 yards and 17 touchdowns.

Rankings: Stepp has yet to be ranked by Rivals and 247Sports.

Top offers: Michigan State, Iowa, Tennessee, Indiana and Purdue.

Notre Dame ties: Stepp visited Notre Dame for its games against Georgia Tech and USC in the fall. He attends the same high school as Irish safety John Turner and 2017 linebacker target Pete Werner. Teammate Emil Ekiyor, a 2018 offensive lineman, will likely be a future Irish target as well.

Extremely Blessed and Excited to receive an offer from The University of Notre Dame!!! #IrishNightmarepic.twitter.com/MThscQ55p0

— Markese Stepp (@markese_stepp) February 26, 2016

• WR OMAR MANNING, 6-3, 208; LANCASTER (TEXAS) HIGH

Junior stats: 33 catches for 671 yards and 12 touchdowns.

Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 16 wide receiver.

247Sports ranking: Three stars, No. 38 wide receiver.

Top offers: Alabama, Oklahoma, Auburn, Texas A&M and UCLA.

Honored to receive my 25th offer from Notre dame #IrishStrong@WEBOrecruiting1#Godislovepic.twitter.com/ypJMc5jUBM

— Omar Manning (@globoi_8) February 26, 2016

Sophomore running back prospect Markese Stepp walks off the field after Notre Dame's 41-31 win over USC on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. (SBT Photo/JARED HAMSHER)