The Indianapolis Colts today signed undrafted free agent long snapper Joe Fortunato.
Fortunato, 6-5, 240 pounds, played in 46 career games as a four-year letterwinner (2012-15) at Delaware. He served as the team’s long snapper on punts all four years and was the long snapper on placements in his final two seasons with the Blue Hens. Fortunato did not miss a game during his career and finished with five special teams tackles.
As a senior in 2015, Fortunato played in all 11 games. He appeared in all 12 games in 2014 and tallied two special teams stops. Fortunato was part of a unit that ranked first in the Colonial Athletic Association and seventh in the NCAA in net punting (38.5). In 2013, he saw action in all 12 games and made one special teams tackle. Delaware led the CAA and ranked second in the NCAA in net punting (41.47 avg.) in 2013. Fortunato played in all 11 games as a freshman in 2012 and compiled two special teams stops. He originally joined the Blue Hens as a walk-on tight end.
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