Graeber redshirted his first season at Nebraska.
Before Nebraska (Milliard North)
Steve Graeber joins the NU program as a walk-on defensive line prospect after an outstanding prep career at Millard North High School. Graeber is a second-generation Cornhusker, following in the footsteps of his father, Ken, who lettered as a Husker defensive lineman from 1981 to 1984. The younger Graeber helped Coach Fred Petito's Millard North team to the 2012 Class A state title with strong play on the defensive front. Graeber had 38 total tackles, including 14 tackles for loss and seven sacks. He was a first-team Super State choice by the Lincoln Journal Star and a second-team All-Nebraska pick by the Omaha World-Herald. He also made the World-Herald's All-Metro team.
Graeber is the son of Ken and Debbie Graeber, and he was born on April 21, 1995.