Along with leading the Apaches to their best ever finish at 10-2 in 1997, Fontes set the school’s single-season passing record, finishing second in the state with 2,709 yards, to go along with 27 touchdowns. His top target, All-State honorable mention, Gilbert Tovar, recorded 15 touchdowns and 1426 yards through that year. Fontes spent two years buried on the depth chart at ASU before transferring to Eastern Arizona in 2000.

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