Wide receiver who helped the New York Giants win Super Bowl XLVI and set the team's record for most receiving yards in a single season in 2011.
He was undrafted in the 2010 NFL draft, a decision that many NFL teams came to regret.
He tied an NFL record after catching a 99 yard touchdown pass from Eli Manning in a game against the Jets, which helped the Giants reach the playoffs.
He was put on academic probation twice while at the University of Massachusetts and was not eligible to play until his junior year.
He has a son named Kennedy with his partner Elaina Watley. His father was a firefighter, and encouraged him to play football despite his mother's concerns.
- The meaning of the name Cruz: The Cross Of Christ