(Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)
PROVO, Utah -- BYU football finishes its home schedule Saturday at 1 p.m. MST, welcoming Idaho State to LaVell Edwards Stadium. The game will be broadcast on BYUtv.
Kickoff is slated for 1:05 p.m. MST.
The Countdown to Kickoff pregame show will begin at noon p.m. MST on BYUtv and BYUtvsports.com. Fans can also tune in to BYUtv and BYUtvsports.com for the live postgame show at the conclusion of the game. Radio coverage will begin at 11 a.m. MST on the Cougar IMG Sports Network 1160 AM/102.7 FM and BYU Radio (SiriusXM channel 143).
Idaho State (3-7, 1-6 Big Sky) at BYU (6-3)
Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 at 1:05 p.m. CST
LaVell Edwards Stadium
BYU vs. Idaho State Game Notes
BYU is 4-0 against Idaho State. The last time the Cougars and the Bengals met was in 2011, when BYU defeated Idaho State 56-3 in Provo.
The last time BYU played a Big Sky team was in 2012, when BYU defeated Weber State 45-13 in Provo. BYU is 39-16-2 against Big Sky teams.
Bowl eligible. With BYU’s win against Boise State, the Cougars reached the six-win bowl eligibility mark. If not selected for a BCS bowl, BYU has accepted a spot in the Fight Hunger Bowl in San Francisco Dec. 27.
BYU ranks No. 13 in the nation in rushing offense with 248.1 yards per game earned on the ground.
BYU is also No. 12 in total offense with 495.4 yards per game.
Linebacker Kyle Van Noy is on finalist or semifinalist lists for four awards-- the Senior CLASS Award finalist list and the Butkus, Bednarik and Lombardi semifinalist lists.
Cody Hoffman holds the BYU all-time records for career receiving yards with 3,355, receptions with 239 and touchdown receptions with 33. He needs one more 100-yard receiving games to pass Austin Collie and 305 more all-purpose yards to pass Curtis Brown.
Van Noy has 26 career sacks, which is the second most nationally among active FBS players. The senior needs eight more sacks this season to pass the career sack record at BYU (33).