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Victor Cruz

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Age 37
Birthday November 111986
Birth Sign Scorpio
City Paterson
Country NJ
Profession Football Player

Victor Cruz is a famous Football Player, born on November 11, 1986 in United States. As of December 2022, Victor Cruz’s net worth is $16 Million. He signed with the Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2010.

Parents Blanca Cruz, Mike Walker
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Children(s) Kennedy Cruz

Victor Cruz Biography

Wide receiver who helped the New York Giants win Super Bowl XLVI and set a team record for most receiving yards in a single season in 2011. In May 2017, he signed with the Chicago Bears for a year before being released in September of that same year. Cruz was born in Paterson, New Jersey, on November 11, 1986 to Blanca Cruz and Michael Walker, a firefighter. His father was African American and his mother is Puerto Rican. Cruz’s father died by suicide in 2007..

He has a daughter named Kennedy Cruz with his now ex-fiancé Elaina Watley. He later began dating Karrueche Tran in 2018. His father was a firefighter and encouraged him to play football despite his mother’s concerns.

Victor Michael Cruz (born November 11, 1986) is a former American football wide receiver. He played college football at UMass, and signed with the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2010. With the Giants he won Super Bowl XLVI over the New England Patriots, and made the 2012 Pro Bowl.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Cruz attended Paterson Catholic High School in Paterson. He completed a post-graduate semester at Bridgton Academy in North Bridgton, Maine. Cruz put up 47 catches for 883 yards and eight touchdowns in his single season at Bridgton Academy. At Paterson Catholic, Victor played wide receiver and defensive back for coach Andrew Slome, who he credits for his success. He earned All-State honors as a senior in 2003, when the team went undefeated at 11–0 and captured the New Jersey Parochial Group I championship. That season, Cruz caught 42 passes and scored 19 touchdowns—15 on receptions.

Victor Cruz Net Worth

Victor Cruz is one of the richest Football Player & listed on most popular Football Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Victor Cruz‘s net worth $16 Million.

Net Worth $16 Million
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Source of Income Football Player
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House Living in own house.

He was put on academic probation twice while at the University of Massachusetts and was not eligible to play until his junior year.

Cruz attended Paterson Catholic High School in Paterson. He completed a post-graduate semester at Bridgton Academy in North Bridgton, Maine. Cruz put up 47 catches for 883 yards and eight touchdowns in his single season at Bridgton Academy. At Paterson Catholic, Victor played wide receiver and defensive back for coach Andrew Slome, who he credits for his success. He earned All-State honors as a senior in 2003, when the team went undefeated at 11–0 and captured the New Jersey Parochial Group I championship. That season, Cruz caught 42 passes and scored 19 touchdowns—15 on receptions.

Cruz initially struggled to successfully combine his college studies with his football career, and was twice sent home from the University of Massachusetts for academic reasons. He only became eligible to play for the University of Massachusetts (UMass) in 2007, but went on to have both a solid college football career and to complete a college degree.

Cruz finished his career at UMass with 131 catches ranking him fourth on the all-time UMass receptions list, despite the fact that he didn’t start a game until his junior season. He scored 11 touchdowns in his career and had just under 2,000 receiving yards. Cruz was named a first-team All-Colonial Athletic Association wide receiver for the years 2008 and 2009.

Who is Victor Cruz dating?

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In Week 16, he 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. This catch has constantly been highlighted as the turning point of the Giants 2011 season. In the same game, Cruz also surpassed Amani Toomer as the record holder for the most single-season receiving yards by a Giant.

Victor Cruz Height

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Football Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Victor Cruz celebrates birthday on November 11 of every year.

Cruz went undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft and was signed the day after the draft by the New York Giants.

Why did Victor Cruz retire?

On October 12, 2014, against the Philadelphia Eagles, Cruz suffered a torn patellar tendon, prematurely ending his 2014 season.

What does Victor Cruz do now?

Now, the 35-year-old Pro Bowler and New Jersey native is making some strategic plays off the field. Cruz is partnering with the fast-food burger chain Krystal to bring the brand out of the Southeast for the first time in its 90-year history.

Does Victor Cruz have a ring?

Victor Cruz won 1 championship in his career.

Is Victor Cruz Spanish?

Cruz, who describes himself as half Puerto Rican and half black, grew up in Paterson, N.J., a city with a large Hispanic population, though Cruz was one of the few Spanish-speaking players on his Paterson Catholic High School team.

When did Eli Manning retire?

January 24, 2020

On October 2, 2011 with the Giants trailing 27–24 to the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth quarter with under three minutes left to play, Cruz made a reception and went down without being touched at the Cardinals 29-yard line and released the ball as he got up. Believing that Cruz had fumbled since he was never touched, a Cardinal picked up the ball as if it was still alive. The play was whistled dead, but further replay after the game showed Cruz did appear to fumble. On the next play, Eli Manning threw the game-winning touchdown pass to Hakeem Nicks.

Following the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012, Cruz honored one of the victims, Jack Pinto, age 6. Pinto was a fan of Cruz, who wore a tribute on his shoes in the game against the Atlanta Falcons two days after the massacre. In permanent marker, one shoe read “R.I.P. Jack Pinto” and the other “Jack Pinto My Hero.” On December 19, 2012, he visited the Pinto family in Newtown, saying, “I felt like it was only right that I pay my respects to him and be as comforting to that family as much as I can.” Cruz gave the cleats and gloves he wore in the Falcons’ game to Pinto’s brother, Ben.

On June 14, 2013, Cruz signed his one-year, $2.879 million restricted free agent tender. On July 8, 2013, Cruz signed a five-year, $45.879 million total, contract extension. This made the total a six-year deal, including the free agent tender. Cruz suffered a heel bruise in an August 18 preseason game. Unlike center David Baas’s injury, Victor Cruz’s heel bruise was deemed minimal in nature.

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