BYU Defeats Utah State 31-14 - Recap
|BYU Defeats Utah State 31-14 - Recap|
Mitch Mathews caught 5 passes for 112 yards against the Utah State defense as BYU handed the Aggies a 31-14 loss on Friday at Romney Stadium.
BYU was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 55.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Taysom Hill completed 17 of 31 pass attempts for 278 yards for the Cougars in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Aggies defense.
Joey DeMartino rushed for 80 yards for Utah State, while Craig Harrison added 38 yards. Craig Harrison threw for 185 yards for the Aggies, while receivers Travis Reynolds and Keegan Andersen had 47 and 47 yards respectively.
Utah State was outgained by BYU 438-397 yards in Friday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-18 by the Aggies.
BYU lost the time of possession battle 30:32/27:54, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, BYU takes its act home to face Georgia Tech looking for another win. For Utah State, they head home to face Boise State.