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Quarterback Matt Sauk passed for 299 yards and one touchdown and ran for two more scores to lead Utah State to a 39-14 rout of Boise State at Boise, Idaho.

The Aggies (4-4, 2-0) took a 10-7 lead on Micah Knorr’s 47-yard field goal on the last play of the first half and never looked back.

Boise State is 1-7, 0-2.

Utah St. 39, Boise St. 14

Utah St. 7 3 23 6 - 39

Boise St. 0 7 7 0 - 14

US-Sauk 1 run (Knorr kick) BS-Horace 24 pass from Hilde (Belcastro kick) US-Knorr 47 FG US-Brown 31 run (Knorr kick) US-Sauk 1 run (Knorr kick) US-Knorr 27 FG BS-Horace 56 pass from Hilde (Belcastro kick) US-Wilson 3 run (pass fail) US-Jenkins 21 pass from Sauk (pass fail) A-18,168.

USU BSU First downs 34 14 Rushes-yards 56-252 30-71 Passing 311 159 Comp-Att-Int 22-36-2 6-20-1 Return Yards 19 70 Punts-Avg. 5-44.0 8-41.0 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 2-1 Penalties-Yards 15-142 4-26 Time of Possession 37:46 22:14

Individual statistics

RUSHINGUSU, Brown 21-165, Wilson 17-74, Blue 2-13. BSU, Hilde 12-46, Ethridge 13-30, Tatum 2-13.

PASSINGUSU, Sauk 20-33-1-299, Mullins 2-3-1-12. BSU, Hilde 5-18-1-161, Davis 1-2-0-(-2).

RECEIVINGUSU, Jenkins 9-150, Smith 3-37, Chavez 2-65. BSU, Horace 3-78, Ikebe 2-44, Johnson 1-37.

North Texas 13, N.M. State 0

Jason Mills ran for a 10-yard touchdown and Jeff Graham kicked two field goals as North Texas beat the New Mexico State Aggies 13-0 in Denton, Texas, in the Eagles’ Big West Conference debut.

It was the seventh consecutive defeat for the Aggies (0-6, 0-2 Big West).

North Texas is 3-4, 1-0.

New Mexico St. 0 0 0 0 - 0 North Texas 0 10 0 3 - 13 UNTFG Graham 44 UNTMills 10 run (Graham kick) UNTFG Graham 28 A-10,413.

NMS UNT First downs 11 9 Rushes-yards 37-97 41-88 Passing 112 162 Comp-Att-Int 13-33-1 12-31-0 Return Yards 417 450 Punts-Avg. 12-34.8 9-47.9 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0 Penalties-Yards 8-92 7-55 Time of Possession 29:42 30:18

Individual statistics

RUSHINGNew Mexico St., Manns 25-99, Murray 5-10, Salisbury 1-0, Madsen 6-(minus 12). North Texas, Allred 28-59, Cromer 4-14, Mills 7-13, Banks 1-3, Boone 1-(minus 1).

PASSINGNew Mexico St., Salisbury 6-19-1-47, Madsen 7-14-0-65. North Texas, Milles 12-31-0-162.

RECEIVINGNew Mexico St., Shaw 5-62, Gregory 3-18, Manns 2-15, Murray 2-9, Guinn 1-8. North Texas, Grimes 4-6, Harrison 2-54, Hollie 2-21, Waters 2-9, Boone 1-7, Hampton 1-5.


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