River Cracraft wears the number 85 jersey as a wide receiver and return specialist for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Washington State University.
Cracraft played four seasons for the Cougars. He appeared in all 13 of the Cougars games as a true freshman, starting 10 and recording 46 receptions for 614 yards and three touchdowns, and was named honorable mention All-Pac-12 Conference and honorable mention All-Freshman Team by College Football News.
The next year, Cracraft caught 66 passes for 771 yards and eight touchdowns despite missing three games to a stress fracture in his foot. This included a career-high 172 yards and three touchdowns on 11 receptions in a 60-59 loss to California in which Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday passed for an NCAA record of 734 yards.
The following game, Cracraft set a school record with 14 receptions in a game, along with 100 yards and a touchdown, in a 34-17 loss to Stanford, which was both tied and then broken later in the season by teammate Vince Mayle.
On February 22, 2021, Cracraft signed a one-year contract extension with the 49ers. He was waived on August 24, 2021, but re-signed four days later.
He was waived on August 31, 2021, and re-signed to the practice squad the next day. He was promoted to the active roster on December 11. He was waived on January 29, 2022. Cracraft was signed by the Dolphins on February 17, 2022.