VICTOR CRUZ

HOMETOWN: Paterson, NJ

DATE OF BIRTH: November 11, 1986

COLLEGE: University of Massachusetts

POSITION: Wide Receiver

 

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Cruz signed with the Chicago Bears in May 2017 but was released prior to the start of the season
  • In 2016, while with the New York Giants, Cruz tied the NFL record with an explosive 99-yard touchdown catch against the New York Jets. His 89 yards after the catch on the play is the most by a receiver on a 99-yard reception
  • In the 2011 NFC title game against the San Francisco 49ers, Cruz caught 10 balls for 142 yards helping the Giants advance to Super Bowl XLVI where they beat the Patriots
  • Cruz signed with the New York Giants in 2010
  • During his college career at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Cruz was named a First Team All-Colonial Athletic Association wide receiver in 2008 and 2009. He graduated with 131 catches, good for fourth on the all-time University of Massachusetts receptions list

AWARDS:

  • Super Bowl XLVI Champion (2012)
  • Pro Bowl (2012)
  • Second-team All-Pro (2011)
  • First-team All-CAA (2008, 2009)

OFF FIELD HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In December 2012, before a game against the Atlanta Falcons game, Cruz paid tribute to Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim, Jack Pinto. Cruz honored the six-year-old fan by writing Pinto’s name on his cleats and gloves. Cruz later gave the game worn apparel to Pinto’s brother, Ben
  • Cruz partnered with UNINTERRUPTED to launch The Victor Cruz Show in February 2017. The show recently transitioned into a dual-host format and operates now as The Victor Cruz & Paul Rivera Show

MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

LATEST POSTS

Victor Cruz had 3 receptions for 70 yards in yesterday’s game. Watch highlights from his 37 yard reception here.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 25: Victor Cruz #80 of the New York Giants celebrates his touchdown in the first quarter against the Washington Redskins at MetLife Stadium on September 25, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

In yesterday’s game Ndamukong Suh made 1.5 sacks and 5 tackles.

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Todd Gurley ran for 85 yards in yesterday's game & scored 2 touchdowns. Watch highlights here.

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Watch highlights from Dez Bryant's touchdown in last night’s game here.

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Victor Cruz had 4 receptions for 34 yards and got his first touchdown of the season in yesterday's game. Watch highlights here.

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 11: Victor Cruz #80 of the New York Giants catches a touchdown pass during the fourth quarter against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on September 11, 2016 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)  

Ndamukong Suh started the season with 4 tackles and 1 sack in yesterday's game

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Skylar Diggins had 22 points & 7 rebounds in last night's game. Watch the highlights here.

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 11: Skylar Diggins #4 of the Dallas Wings drives to the basket against the New York Liberty on September 11, 2016 at College Park Center in Arlington, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photos by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Yoenis Cespedes crushed his second grand slam of the season in yesterday's game. Watch the highlights here.

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Roc Nation Sports welcomes NFL defensive tackle and 3x All-Pro Ndamukong Suh to the roster. Watch Suh and the Detroit Lions take on Victor Cruz and the New York Giants tonight at 7:10 ET on ESPN. SuhAnnounceImage[1]
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Roc Nation Sports celebrated its one year anniversary with a luncheon attended by clients Robinson Cano, Victor Cruz, CC Sabathia, and Hakeem Nicks. The Roc Nation Sports logo was featured in Times Square in NYC to honor the occasion. Roc Nation Sports 1 Year Anniversary Luncheon at TAO Downtown Roc Nation Sports 1 Year Anniversary Luncheon at TAO Downtown Roc Nation Sports 1 Year Anniversary Luncheon at TAO Downtown Roc Nation Sports 1 Year Anniversary Luncheon at TAO Downtown photo
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The Roc Nation family came out last week to support a series of Roc Nation Sports x Airbnb events at The 40/40 Club! CC Sabathia, Geno Smith, Kevin Durant, Victor Cruz, Meek Mill, and Harley Viera-Newton were all in the house. Roc Nation Sports & Airbnb Present "Welcome To New York" At The 40/40 Club Roc Nation Sports Celebration Presented By Airbnb At The 40/40 Club Roc Nation Sports & Airbnb Present "Digital Mixer" At The 40/40 Club Roc Nation Sports Celebration Presented By Airbnb At The 40/40 Club Roc Nation Sports & Airbnb Present "Welcome To New York" At The 40/40 Club
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