Matt Struck threw for 396 yards and five touchdowns, four in the second quarter, Ty Flanagan rushed for 163 yards and a score and Idaho State dominated North Dakota 55-20 Saturday, beating the Fighting Hawks for the first time in Holt Arena.
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Quarterback Dalton Sneed threw for 397 yards and two touchdowns and ran for two more scores to push Montana past Idaho State 59-20 Saturday.
- Idaho State investigating physical abuse claim
- Idaho State fires AD, looking for new direction
- AP FCS All-America Team
- Idaho State, Phenicie agree to 3-year extension
Matt Struck threw for five touchdowns before halftime as the Idaho State Bengals got off to a blistering start in the Big Sky Conference Saturday night, defeating Portland State 51-24 after leading by 31 points at the break.
Will McElvain passed 17 yards to Isaiah Weston for the game's only touchdown early in the fourth quarter and lifted Northern Iowa to a 13-6 victory over Idaho State on Saturday.
Tyler Huntley threw for 282 yards and three touchdowns and Zach Moss ran for 106 yards and another score in No. 11 Utah's 31-0 victory over Idaho State on Saturday.
Matt Struck threw for 385 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another score as Idaho State opened the season with a 38-13 win over Division II Western Colorado on Thursday night.
Idaho State University is investigating allegations of physical abuse and inappropriate communication by its football coaches.
Idaho State University fired athletic director Jeff Tingey, but president Kevin Satterlee told the Idaho State Journal the reason didn't involve any scandal or violation, and the school is looking to change the direction of the athletic department.
Defending national champion and top-ranked James Madison placed three players on The Associated Press FCS All-America first team, more than any other school.
Idaho State first-year coach Rob Phenicie has agreed to a three-year contract extension, although it won't be finalized until after the season, athletic director Jeff Tingey said Monday.
East Carolina coach Scottie Montgomery says quarterback Thomas Sirk is in the concussion protocol but if healthy is likely to start this week against No. 16 Virginia Tech.