Idaho Falls 42-7 to Cougars - Recap
Cody Hoffman caught 6 passes for 114 yards against the Idaho defense as BYU handed the Vandals a 42-7 loss on Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Cougars were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 22 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 48.5.
Jake Heaps completed 15 of 20 pass attempts for 185 yards for the Cougars in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Vandals defense.
Princeton McCarty rushed for 127 yards for Idaho, while Kama Bailey added 34 yards. Brian Reader threw for 56 yards for the Vandals, while receivers Daniel Micheletti and Michael LaGrone had 27 and 11 yards respectively.
Idaho was outgained by BYU 505-241 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 30-10 by the Cougars.
Idaho lost the time of possession battle 34:02/25:58, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, BYU takes its act home to face New Mexico State looking for another win. For Idaho, they head home to face Utah State.