River Cracraft is a wide receiver and return specialist for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. Cracraft is currently in his first season with the Dolphins.
Cracraft was raised at Trabuco Canyon, which is located nearby in Rancho Santa Margarita, California, where he was born. He competed in football, baseball, and track & field while attending Santa Margarita Catholic High School, where he was also a student.
He earned four football letters and played both wide receiver and defensive back. In his sophomore year, he was named All-State and All-Trinity League after compiling 35 receptions for 469 yards on offense and 41 tackles with three interceptions on defense.
As a junior, he led the Eagles to the 2011 Division I State Championship and was chosen to the All-State, All-CIF, and All-Trinity League teams after registering 46 receptions for 654 yards and six touchdowns for the team.
As a senior, Cracraft was selected for first-team All-County by the Orange County Register and was named the Trinity League Offensive Player of the Year. He had a total of 56 receptions for 935 yards and 10 touchdowns while also recording an interception and five pass breakups while playing defense.
While playing for the Eagles, he had a total of 134 receptions, which places him in second place in school history behind former NFL receiver Brian Finneran. He also ended in third place with 2,043 receiving yards, which places him in third place in school history.
Who Is River Cracraft Mother, Tracy Cracraft?
Tracy Cracraft popularly known as “Mama Cracraft” is the mother of River and his brother Skyler. Tracy is from Ridgecrest, California, and went to the University of Arkansas . Tracy was married to a husband who was also named Tracy.
She got her name “Mama Cracraft” on the Internet because she was a big fan of the Washington State Cougars football team, on which her son Rivers played.
According to Tracy on how she became so engaged with Cougar fans on Twitter, she stated: When River decided to go to Washington State and I wanted to learn more about the school, I went on Twitter and one of the first sites I went to was Cougfan. And CF.C correspondent Braulio Perez was on the plane for River’s official visit… We met him, and when I joined Twitter, I started following him. That’s how it all began.