Cruz playing for the Arizona Rattlers
|No. 89 - Edmonton Eskimos|
|Born:||February 20, 1991|
Lake Forest, California
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight:||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school:||Rancho Santa Margarita (CA) Catholic|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career Arena statistics|
|Player stats at ArenaFan.com|
Cruz attended Santa Margarita Catholic High School, in Rancho Santa Margarita, California. He lettered in both Football and Basketball. As a football player, Cruz was named a two time All-Trinity League selection, and holds three school records for longest kick off return for a Touch Down (97 yards), highest kickoff return average (34 yards) and highest vertical jump (37 inches). Cruz helped lead his schools basketball team to a state championship, and was named to the California Scholarship Federation.
Cruz attended Brown University. As a freshman, Cruz earned Second Team All-Ivy Honors. As a sophomore, Cruz was selected for First Team All-Ivy Honors, while registering 2 interceptions and ranked second in both punt and kickoff returns.
In the middle of the 2015 season, Cruz signed with the Arizona Rattlers as mostly a kick returner.
On February 18, 2016, the Dolphins signed Cruz to a deal. On August 27, 2016, Cruz was waived by the Dolphins.