Brigham Young at Utah State

Hill leads BYU past Utah St. wire reports

LOGAN, Utah -- Taysom Hill threw three touchdown passes to Mitch Matthews, and linebacker Kyle Van Noy scored on an interception return to help Brigham Young rout Utah State 31-14 on Friday night.

Hill was 17 of 31 for 278 yards and an interception and ran for 36 yards. Jamaal Williams ran for 79 yards on 14 carries for BYU (3-2) and Justin Sorenson kicked a 27-yard field goal.

Chuckie Keeton and Craig Harrison threw touchdown passes for Utah State (3-3). Keeton left with a knee injury with 4:06 left in the first quarter after a third-and-15 running play. He was on the sideline on crutches during the second half.

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Taysom Hill throws for 278 yards and three touchdowns in the Cougars' 31-14 win over Utah State. (USATSI)
Taysom Hill throws for 278 yards and three touchdowns in the Cougars' 31-14 win over Utah State. (USATSI)

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Scoring Summary
BYUKyle Van Noy 17 yd interception return (Justin Sorensen kick)
UTAHSTTravis Van Leeuwen 7 yd pass from Chuckie Keeton (Nick Diaz kick)
BYUJustin Sorensen 27 yd FG
BYUMitch Mathews 30 yd pass from Taysom Hill (Justin Sorensen kick)
BYUMitch Mathews 6 yd pass from Taysom Hill (Justin Sorensen kick)
BYUMitch Mathews 43 yd pass from Taysom Hill (Justin Sorensen kick)
UTAHSTRonald Butler 8 yd pass from Craig Harrison (Nick Diaz kick)
Team Stats
First Downs1820
Third Down Efficiency5-1810-23
Fourth Down Efficiency1-10-2
Plays-Net Yards82-43886-397
Passing Yds278211
Kick Return Yds2157
Punt Return Yds-13
Time of Poss.29:2830:32
Individual Stats
BYU: Jamaal Williams 14-79, Algernon Brown 16-45, Paul Lasike 8-27, Taysom Hill 9-14, Team 3--5
UTAHST: Joey DeMartino 16-80, Craig Harrison 6-38, Kennedy Williams 6-37, Chuckie Keeton 3-17, Robert Marshall 2-9, Kelvin Lee 2-5
BYU: Taysom Hill 17-31-278-1, Ammon Olsen 0-1-0-0
UTAHST: Craig Harrison 18-41-185-0, Chuckie Keeton 4-10-26-1
BYU: Mitch Mathews 5-112, Skyler Ridley 4-38, Cody Hoffman 3-41, Jamaal Williams 2-14, Kurt Henderson 1-60, Brett Thompson 1-8, JD Falslev 1-5
UTAHST: Travis Reynolds 4-47, D.J. Tialavea 4-21, Keegan Andersen 3-47, Brandon Swindall 3-21, Travis Van Leeuwen 3-21, Ronald Butler 2-18, Joey DeMartino 2-6, Robert Marshall 1-30
Brigham Young1st FBS Independents 0-04-4
Utah State6th Mountain West Mountain0-32-4