Players

Joe Fortunato
LS #47
Height:
6-5
Weight:
240
Age:
23
College:
Delaware
Experience:
R

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent on March 23, 2017.

 

COLLEGE:

  • Walked-on at Delaware as a tight end but ended up transitioning into a four-year letterwinner at the long snapper position.
  • Served as the team’s long snapper all four years, never missing a contest as he competed in a team-leading 46 games.
  • Delaware had just two punts blocked in 224 attempts during his career as his team led the Colonial Athletic Association in net punting in both 2013 and 2014 and ranked among the top 10 in the NCAA both years.
  • During his two years as a long snapper on placement kicks, his unit was 47-of-50 on PATs and 16-of-27 on field goals.
  • Also contributed on special teams coverage, recording five career tackles.
  • Played in all 11 games as a senior in 2015, working with All-America punter Eric Enderson and kicker Frank Raggo.
  • His unit did not have a punt blocked in 61 attempts and had just one kick blocked in 33 attempts (PAT and field goal).
  • Earned the Blue Hen Touchdown Club Outstanding Senior on Special Teams award.
  • As a junior in 2014, his unit had just one punt blocked in 55 attempts and ranked No. 1 in the CAA and No. 7 in the NCAA in net punting (38.5). Also recorded two special teams stops.
  • In 2013, Delaware ranked No. 2 in the NCAA in net punting (41.4), as Enderson led the CAA and ranked No. 3 in the NCAA in punting average (45.0).
  • Earned long snapping duties in preseason camp and played in all 11 games as a freshman in 2012.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Mainland Regional High School in Linwood, N.J., where he was a three-sport athlete in football, basketball and baseball.
  • Played tight end, quarterback and was a long snapper, starting in six career games and helping his team capture the state title in 2008.
  • Was a three-year starter at first base and a pitcher in baseball and led his squad to a 13-5 record his final season.
  • Played forward in basketball and helped lead his team to a 19-4 record in his only season as a senior.
  • Was a member of the National Honors Society.
  • Majored in sport management and business management.
  • A native of Linwood, N.J.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent on March 23, 2017.

 

COLLEGE:

  • Walked-on at Delaware as a tight end but ended up transitioning into a four-year letterwinner at the long snapper position.
  • Served as the team’s long snapper all four years, never missing a contest as he competed in a team-leading 46 games.
  • Delaware had just two punts blocked in 224 attempts during his career as his team led the Colonial Athletic Association in net punting in both 2013 and 2014 and ranked among the top 10 in the NCAA both years.
  • During his two years as a long snapper on placement kicks, his unit was 47-of-50 on PATs and 16-of-27 on field goals.
  • Also contributed on special teams coverage, recording five career tackles.
  • Played in all 11 games as a senior in 2015, working with All-America punter Eric Enderson and kicker Frank Raggo.
  • His unit did not have a punt blocked in 61 attempts and had just one kick blocked in 33 attempts (PAT and field goal).
  • Earned the Blue Hen Touchdown Club Outstanding Senior on Special Teams award.
  • As a junior in 2014, his unit had just one punt blocked in 55 attempts and ranked No. 1 in the CAA and No. 7 in the NCAA in net punting (38.5). Also recorded two special teams stops.
  • In 2013, Delaware ranked No. 2 in the NCAA in net punting (41.4), as Enderson led the CAA and ranked No. 3 in the NCAA in punting average (45.0).
  • Earned long snapping duties in preseason camp and played in all 11 games as a freshman in 2012.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Mainland Regional High School in Linwood, N.J., where he was a three-sport athlete in football, basketball and baseball.
  • Played tight end, quarterback and was a long snapper, starting in six career games and helping his team capture the state title in 2008.
  • Was a three-year starter at first base and a pitcher in baseball and led his squad to a 13-5 record his final season.
  • Played forward in basketball and helped lead his team to a 19-4 record in his only season as a senior.
  • Was a member of the National Honors Society.
  • Majored in sport management and business management.
  • A native of Linwood, N.J.