Scores

Final

Idaho State 3

(2-6, 0-4 away)

BYU 56

(6-2, 4-1 home)

3:00 PM ET, October 22, 2011

LaVell Edwards Stadium, Provo, UT

1 2 3 4 T
IDST 3 0 0 03
BYU 14 21 14 756

Top Performers

Passing: R. Nelson (BYU) - 215 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: M. Alisa (BYU) - 8 CAR, 66 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: C. Hoffman (BYU) - 5 REC, 71 YDS, 2 TD

BYU 56, Idaho St. 3

Associated Press

PROVO, Utah -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
IDST
BYU
1st Downs1733
Total Yards251572
Passing231282
Rushing20290
Penalties8-659-90
3rd Down Conversions5-186-10
4th Down Conversions2-32-2
Turnovers33
Possession30:1629:44

Passing Leaders

Idaho StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Yost26/461743.801
BYUC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Nelson11/1721512.630

Rushing Leaders

Idaho StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Prier12121.0021
Daniels561.204
BYUCARYDSAVGTDLG
Alisa8668.3142
Nelson7628.9118

Receiving Leaders

Idaho StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Rumble10838.3021
Graves5479.4017
BYURECYDSAVGTDLG
Hoffman57114.2219
Apo57114.2130

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERIDSTBYU
TD12:16Ross Apo 15 Yd Pass From Riley Nelson (Justin Sorensen Kick) 07
FG05:09Brendon Garcia 34 Yd 37
TD03:35Michael Alisa 42 Yd Run (Justin Sorensen Kick) 314
SECOND QUARTERIDSTBYU
TD08:23JJ Di Luigi 12 Yd Run (Justin Sorensen Kick) 321
TD03:57Riley Nelson 16 Yd Run (Justin Sorensen Kick) 328
TD00:41Cody Hoffman 7 Yd Pass From Riley Nelson (Justin Sorensen Kick) 335
THIRD QUARTERIDSTBYU
TD10:41Cody Hoffman 19 Yd Pass From Riley Nelson (Justin Sorensen Kick) 342
TD02:26Daniel Sorensen 30 Yd Interception Return (Justin Sorensen Kick) 349
FOURTH QUARTERIDSTBYU
TD06:46Joshua Quezada 8 Yd Run (Justin Sorensen Kick) 356