Idaho State at Brigham Young

BYU 56, Idaho St. 3


PROVO, Utah (AP) - Riley Nelson passed for 215 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for 62 yards and another TD to lead BYU to a 56-3 victory over Idaho State on Saturday.

Nelson completed 11 of 17 passes, including scoring throws of 15, 7 and 19 yards. The latter two went to Cody Hoffman, who had five catches for 71 yards.

Nelson's 16-yard scoring run in the second quarter put BYU (6-2) ahead 28-3 and was one of four rushing touchdowns for the Cougars. Michael Alisa added 66 yards on eight carries, including a 42-yard touchdown run, as BYU ran for 290 yards and had 572 yards of total offense.

Idaho State (2-6) has now lost 16 straight games to FBS opponents. Kevin Yost completed 26 of 46 passes for 174 yards for the Bengals. Roderick Rumble had 10 catches for 88 yards.

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Scoring Summary
BYURoss Apo 15 yd pass from Riley Nelson (Justin Sorensen kick)
IDSTBrendon Garcia 34 yd FG
BYUMichael Alisa 42 yd run (Justin Sorensen kick)
BYUJJ Di Luigi 12 yd run (Justin Sorensen kick)
BYURiley Nelson 16 yd run (Justin Sorensen kick)
BYUCody Hoffman 7 yd pass from Riley Nelson (Justin Sorensen kick)
BYUCody Hoffman 19 yd pass from Riley Nelson (Justin Sorensen kick)
BYUDaniel Sorensen 30 yd interception return (Justin Sorensen kick)
BYUJosh Quezada 8 yd run (Justin Sorensen kick)
Team Stats
First Downs1733
Third Down Efficiency5-186-10
Fourth Down Efficiency2-32-2
Plays-Net Yards79-25171-572
Passing Yds231282
Kick Return Yds8918
Punt Return Yds051
Time of Poss.30:1629:44
Individual Stats
IDST: Aaron Prier 1-21, Jarrod Daniels 5-6, Justin Arias 2-3, Kevin Yost 11--10
BYU: Michael Alisa 8-66, Riley Nelson 7-62, Josh Quezada 11-59, JJ Di Luigi 6-42, David Foote 4-30, Bryan Kariya 4-22, Ryan Folsom 2-5, Jake Heaps 2-4
IDST: Kevin Yost 26-46-174-1, Justin Arias 8-14-57-2
BYU: Riley Nelson 11-17-215-0, Jake Heaps 8-10-67-1
IDST: Rodrick Rumble 10-83, Josh Hill 6-36, Derek Graves 5-47, Jarrod Daniels 5-31, Anthony Boyles 4-17, Luke Austin 2-13, Aaron Prier 1-4, Austin Graves 1-0
BYU: Ross Apo 5-71, Cody Hoffman 5-71, McKay Jacobson 2-25, JD Falslev 2-20, Dallin Cutler 2-10, JJ Di Luigi 1-57, Austin Holt 1-18, Kaneakua Friel 1-10

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