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  Mark Estermyer
Mark Estermyer

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Chippewa, Pa.

High School:
Blackhawk

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 245

Position:
LS

2008 Scouting Report: A vital part of Pitt's kicking game as the starting long snapper...handles punts, field goals and extra points...an incredibly consistent and reliable performer...is a true "student of snapping," watching endless film of himself and other long snappers on the pro and college levels...also accomplished in the classroom and was named to the Big East All-Academic Football Team each of the last three years.

2007: Expanded his long snapping role to include field goals/PATs...previously handled only punts...played in all 12 games to earn his third letter...had two tackles on the year, including stops vs. Virginia and USF...named to the Big East All-Academic Football Team.

2006: Earned his second letter, handling long snapping for punts in all 12 games...named to the Big East All-Academic Football Team.

2005: Lettered as a redshirt freshman, handling long snapping for punts in all 11 games...had one tackle at Louisville...named to the Big East All-Academic Football Team.

2004: Redshirted as a true freshman.

High School: Three-year starter at center for Blackhawk High...also started at defensive tackle his final two seasons...unanimous All-Parkway Conference pick...honorable mention all-state...helped team to a 10-2 mark and the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs his senior season...selected to play in the Pennsylvania Football Coaches Association East-West All-Star Game...outstanding student who was a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Mark Andrew Estermyer, born 10/17/85, is the son of Judy and the late Ed Estermyer...has one brother and one sister...brother, Mike, played football at Slippery Rock University...graduated this past April with a bachelor's in information science...currently pursuing graduate work in information sciences and technology.