98 William Cruz
Height: 6-2
Weight: 260
Year: Jr.
Hometown: New Britain, CT
High School: New Britain
Position: DL
Years at Yale: *

Notes: Tall, athletic player ... Looking to build upon the success of his junior campaign ... 2003: Started all 10 games at middle guard ... Finished with 22 tackles, including 10 solo stops ... Also recorded a sack ...Best game came against Columbia when he registered four tackles ... 2002: Appeared in five varsity contests ... Recorded two solo stops and assisted on three others ... 2001: Played one varsity game against Penn and all three JV contests ... At New Britain High School: Three-sport athlete who earned three letters in football and captained the team ... Also played basketball and ran track ... All-CCC and Connecticut Coaches Association All-State ... Received National Football Foundation and Football Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Award ... Wendy's High School Heisman local winner ... Personal: William Omar Cruz, born Mar. 19, 1983 ... Son of William and Nelida Cruz ... High school teammate LeRoy Knight is playing at Holy Cross ... Member of Calhoun College who enjoys rock climbing and traveling.