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#89 Joe Fortunato
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 210
Year: Junior
Hometown: Linwood, N.J.
High School: Mainland Regional
Major: Sport Management
Experience: 1 Letter

At Delaware: Sophomore who returns for second season as Delaware's deep snapper on punts • will work with first-year punter Eric Enderson • will also serve as backup short snapper for second straight season behind veteran Ed Herr • can also play tight end • caught one pass for seven yards in Blue-White spring game.

2012 Season: Played a key role on Blue Hen special teams as a true freshman • earned the deep snapping duties in pre-season camp and played in all 11 games • also served as backup short snapper behind Ed Herr • teamed with punter Rauley Zaragoza as Delaware averaged 38.8 yards per punt and had just one kick blocked in 49 attempts • recorded tackles on punt coverage vs. Maine and New Hampshire.

High School: Three-sport athlete at Mainland Regional High School where he competed for the football, basketball, and baseball squads • played tight end and quarterback and was a deep snapper in football for head coach Bob Coffey • team captured the state title in 2008 • three-year starter in first base and pitcher in baseball and led team to a 13-5 record his final season • played forward in basketball and led team to a 19-4 record in his only season as a senior • National Honor Society student.

Personal: Joseph Anthony "Joe" Fortunato • born Apr. 7, 1974 • son of Joe and Barbara Fortunato • has one younger brother • business major • stocks shelves during the summer • enjoys fishing and playing basketball in his spare time. 

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