In the last home game of the season the Cougars scored the first points of the game and lead 14-3.
Sophomore Jamaal Williams highlighted the first quarter with two touchdown runs, including a career-high 70-yard scramble. Cody Hoffman returned his first career punt for 23 yards.
After Adam Hine's 40-yard kickoff return to start the game, BYU marched down the field with Taysom Hill completing 4 of 5 for 38 yards. Hoffman caught two passes for 27 yards and Williams carried the ball for 16 yards and the touchdown. The drive was 12 plays for 60 yards.
After the Bengals scored their first points on a 31-yard field goal, the Cougars responded quickly when Williams took the handoff and broke a 70-yard run for his second touchdown of the quarter.
The BYU defense held Idaho State to three punts. Skye PoVey and Mike Hague led the team with four tackles each. Kyle Van Noy chipped in two tackles for loss.