Weber State at Brigham Young

BYU 45, Weber St. 13


PROVO, Utah (AP) - Riley Nelson passed for 244 yards and a touchdown in one half of play as Brigham Young built a big lead and cruised to a 45-13 victory Saturday over Weber State.

Nelson was 10 of 10 for 174 yards on three touchdown drives and did not play in the second half as BYU (2-0) led 21-0, and began substituting liberally.

He finished 18 of 29, while counterpart Mike Hoke completed 13 of 26 passes for 91 yards for Weber State (0-2). Hoke was sacked six times and fumbled once.

BYU freshman QB Taysom Hill scored on a 2-yard second-quarter run, and added a 1-yard run late. Cougars senior quarterback James Lark also threw his first career touchdown pass, and added a 6-yard scoring run.

Josh Booker and Kris Parham both had rushing touchdowns for Weber State.

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Scoring Summary
BYUCody Hoffman 37 yd pass from Riley Nelson (Riley Stephenson kick)
BYUTaysom Hill 2 yd run (Riley Stephenson kick)
BYUMichael Alisa 8 yd run (Riley Stephenson kick)
BYUKaneakua Friel 2 yd pass from James Lark (Riley Stephenson kick)
WBRSTJosh Booker 1 yd run (blocked XP)
BYURiley Stephenson 33 yd FG
BYUJames Lark 6 yd run (Riley Stephenson kick)
BYUTaysom Hill 1 yd run (Riley Stephenson kick)
WBRSTKris Parham 1 yd run (Shaun McClain kick)
Team Stats
First Downs1526
Third Down Efficiency6-187-15
Fourth Down Efficiency0-10-1
Plays-Net Yards71-25479-532
Passing Yds139307
Kick Return Yds10578
Punt Return Yds770
Time of Poss.31:5028:10
Individual Stats
WBRST: C.J. Tuckett 12-80, Josh Booker 10-64, Kris Parham 5-15, Jordan Adamczyk 1-3, Jordan Clemente 1--1, Tony Epperson 1--8, Mike Hoke 13--38
BYU: Michael Alisa 11-53, JD Falslev 1-53, Jamaal Williams 3-32, Taysom Hill 6-27, Riley Nelson 3-19, David Foote 5-16, Iona Pritchard 3-7, Alex Kuresa 2-7, Paul Lasike 1-6, James Lark 1-6, Team 1--1
WBRST: Mike Hoke 13-26-91-0, Jordan Adamczyk 2-2-48-0
BYU: Riley Nelson 18-29-244-1, James Lark 7-10-45-0, Taysom Hill 1-3-18-0
WBRST: Jordan Clemente 4-25, Josh Booker 2-17, Tevia Tolutau 2-14, Xavian Johnson 2-14, Erik Walker 2-11, Chase Nakamura 1-39, Shaydon Kehano 1-10, Kris Parham 1-9
BYU: Cody Hoffman 7-115, Alex Kuresa 4-51, Kaneakua Friel 4-30, David Foote 2-16, Michael Alisa 2-8, Richard Wilson 1-32, Devin Mahina 1-18, Austin Holt 1-13, Skyler Ridley 1-9, JD Falslev 1-6, Marcus Mathews 1-6, Jamaal Williams 1-3

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