Victor Cruz is a wide receiver for the New York Giants. He signed with the team in 2010 as an undrafted free agent. Cruz played college football for the University of Massachusetts with 149 catches which places him at number four on the all-time receptions list for the university's football program. This happened in spite of his initial problems with combining academia and athletics. According to university records, Cruz was sent home twice for academic reasons. He only became eligible to play football for the university his junior year.
Since Cruz joined the Giants, he has celebrated almost every touchdown with a salsa dance. Cruz says it's to honor his grandmother who taught him how to dance salsa. He even was offered a spot on Dancing with the Stars because of the famous dance, but turned it down.
Cruz was born November 11, 1986 in New Jersey to Mike Walker and Blanca Cruz. His parents never married and his father committed suicide in 2007.
2012 Pro Bowl (New York Giants)
2011 2nd Team All Pro (New York Giants)
2011 Super Bowl Champion (New York Giants)
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