Born Victor Cruz in Paterson NJ November 11, 1986. In 2005 after building up his grades in Bridgton Academy he enrolled at UMASS He became the most acclaimed receiver in the programs history
In 20010 he was signed as a free agent to the NY Giants In 20011 helped them to victory in Super Bowl XLVI 2013 he signed a 43 million dollar contract extension. He ended the season early because of injuries.
2015 he was sidelined again and came back in 2016 but, in 2017 the Giants released him.h e signed a 1 year contract but was released. August 21,2017 he announced his retirement from football and became an announcer for ESPN