Cameron Pieper redshirted in his first year at Nebraska in 2018, when he was able to learn from a pair of veteran Husker long snappers.
Before Nebraska (Lincoln Southwest HS)
Pieper played two years of varsity football for Lincoln Southwest High School, totaling 68 tackles, including 21 solo stops, during his prep career. As a senior, Pieper played 10 games and had two sacks for a combined loss of 18 yards, helping the Silver Hawks to the Class A playoffs. As a junior, Pieper recorded two sacks for a combined loss of nine yards. He also caused one fumble and recovered another. Pieper also played basketball and baseball at Southwest. Pieper's father Aaron was also a Husker walk-on.