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Who found Blue's Cruz? We'll tell you

Giants wanted an extra receiver in 2010, so one scout suggested a kid from UMass

Updated: February 3, 2012, 10:21 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- By his own estimation, Victor Cruz is a one-in-10 million success story. He was nobody's darling in 2010, undrafted out of UMass, but he has grown so big, so fast that even Madonna knows his name and his touchdown dance.

All because a man named Chris Pettit followed his gut.

You've never heard of him. The most ardent New York Giants fans don't know Pettit, one of 10 college scouts employed by the team. He covers specific areas -- Virginia to Maine, plus ...

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