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Victor Cruz, ‘doesn’t want Super Bowl run to end’

…unless it results in a New York Giants victory.

Of course.

Cruz, a wide receiver, has quickly become a standout in professional football, both for his prowess on the field and for his struggles to make it to the biggest game on Earth.

As a senior at the University of Massachusetts, Cruz was not invited into the NFL Combine – an important step to getting drafted by a professional team. He was later signed by the giants in 2010 as a cost effective signing, meant to be the team’s fourth receiver.

The injury bug claimed much of Cruz’s 2010 season, only enabling him to play in three games overall. He was resigned to the Giants in 2011, and quickly filled in and exceeded the void left by injured receivers Mario Manningham and Domenik Hixon. The rest, as they say, is history. Cruz went on to have one of the most successful receiving seasons in Giants history, and now he is about to play in his very first Super Bowl.

His thoughts?

“ I want to soak it in. I don’t want it to end, but I know it has to at the end of this week.”

Read more at Pro Football Talk.

About Ryan Almodovar

Ryan Almodovar was born in Queens, NY, but was transplanted to Lancaster, PA – the heart of Amish country, at an early age. Growing up in a small city that is completely surrounded by fields has let him develop many interests, including jazz music, songwriting, short stories, and exploring the vast farmlands – simply because there wasn’t too much else to do there. A love of writing, thinking outside the box, and his Puerto Rican culture led him to a bachelor’s degree in Economics with a minor in Spanish from the Millersville University of Pennsylvania. Currently, Ryan is a mild-mannered banker during the day, and though he may claim to fight crime at night, you are most likely to find him relaxing by playing guitar, watching baseball games, or working on a novel that never seems to get finished. You can read more of Ryan’s work at his blog, Awkward and Dangerous.

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be understood to be shared by Being Latino, Inc.

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