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Bengals Fall 56-14 Against Utah - Game Recap

Dres Anderson caught 4 passes for 111 yards against the Idaho State defense as Utah handed the Bengals a 56-14 loss on Thursday at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

Utah was a favorite by -41 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 56.5.

Brandon Cox completed 3 of 3 pass attempts for 17 yards for the Utes in the win.

Xavier Finney rushed for 133 yards for Idaho State, while Daniel McSurdy added 60 yards. Justin Arias threw for 158 yards for the Bengals, while receivers KW Williams and Aaron Prier had 43 and 35 yards respectively.

Idaho State was outgained by Utah 589-337 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-21 by the Utes.

Utah lost the time of possession battle 34:41-25:19, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Utah heads into a Week 2 battle against Fresno State. Idaho State, meanwhile, will have their next action against Utah State.