|No. -- Free Agent|
|Date of birth:February 12, 1983|
|Place of birth: San Francisco, California|
|Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)||Weight: 238 lb (108 kg)|
|NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 5 / Pick: 163|
|Debuted in 2007 for the Seattle Seahawks|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2008|
|Stats at NFL.com|
David Kirtman (born February 12, 1983 in San Francisco, California) is an American football fullback free agent of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the fifth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at USC.
Early years[edit | edit source]
Kirtman grew up in San Rafael, California until his family moved to Mercer Island, Washington where he graduated from Mercer Island High School. In addition to football David was a Kingco conference champion in the 110 hurldes and shot put.
College career[edit | edit source]
Kirtman played college football at the University of Southern California. David was a key part of the 2004 and 2005 National Championship USC teams where he earned the catch phrase "Another Touchdown Courtesy of Kirtman". This refers to his punishing blocking that opened up many rushing touchdowns for Lendale White and Reggie Bush. He graduated from USC with a degree in Business.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
First stint with Seahawks[edit | edit source]
In November 2007, he was signed to the Seahawks' active roster, and on November 12, David played in his first NFL game against the San Francisco 49ers on Monday night. On August 30, 2008, he was released by the Seahawks.
San Diego Chargers[edit | edit source]
On August 31, 2008, he was signed to the San Diego Chargers practice squad. He remained there the first six weeks of the regular season.
San Francisco 49ers[edit | edit source]
Kirtman was signed to the active roster of the San Francisco 49ers from the San Diego Chargers' practice squad on October 15 after the 49ers placed fullback Zak Keasey on injured reserve. He was released on November 3 when the team signed tight end Sean Ryan.
New Orleans Saints[edit | edit source]
Second stint with Seahawks[edit | edit source]
Kirtman re-signed with the Seattle Seahawks on April 7, 2009. On September 5, 2009 he was released during the final 53 man roster cuts.
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