Lynch-Fontaine reaches new heights

In May, Dartmouth tight end and highly prized prospect Arthur Lynch-Fontaine appeared set to spend his Saturday afternoons in The Heights. However, the soon-to-be senior has instead decided to go “Between the Hedges.”

Lynch-Fontaine, who played a major role in the Indians’ run to last year’s Division 1 Super Bowl, made a verbal commitment to Boston College in May. But Tuesday he confirmed he has committed to suit up for the University of Georgia next fall.
When asked about why he chose Georgia, the 6-foot-4, 245-pound tight end / defensive end said that he felt he’d have a greater college experience at a school that wasn’t as familiar to him as BC was.
“There’s nothing wrong with [BC],” he said in a phone interview Tuesday night. “They have a great football program, but I was so familiar with the school… Part of college should be about going off to do your own thing for four or five years and mature as a person — academically, physically and mentally. Just do your own thing for a couple years.

boston.com
8/12/08