BYU football: Cougars take care of business against Weber State

Player of the game

Cody Hoffman

Hauled in seven catches for 115 yards, including a 37-yard touchdown reception, after missing most of the season-opener with a bruised quad.

By the numbers

8: BYU has held eight consecutive opponents in a row to less than 300 yards of total offense. Weber State only managed 254 yards.

Quotable

"We had three rushing touchdowns by quarterbacks today, and none by the quote-unquote runner."

Riley Nelson on play of backup quarterbacks.

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At Utah

When: Saturday, Sept. 15, 8 p.m.

TV: ESPN2 Radio: 1160AM, 700AM

Update: Utah lost to USU, 27-20 (OT)

Weber St.. . .0. . .0. . .6. . .7. . .—. . .13

BYU. . .7. . .14. . .10. . .14. . .—. . .45

First quarter

BYU (3:19): Cody Hoffman 37-yard pass from Riley Nelson (Riley Stephenson kick)

9 plays, 90 yards, 3:37

KEY PLAY: Nelson found Hoffman on a third down for a 21-yard completion.

Second quarter

BYU (13:12): Taysom Hill 2-yard run (Stephenson kick)

4 plays, 49 yards, 1:40

KEY PLAY: Alex Kuresa got to the 1-yard line with a 27-yard pass from Nelson.

BYU (4:15): Michael Alisa 8-yard run (Stephenson kick)

8 plays, 72 yards, 3:47

KEY PLAY: On third-and-1, Nelson found Richard Wilson for 32 yards and the first down.

Third quarter

BYU (8:42): Kaneakua Friel 2-yard pass from James Lark (Stephenson kick)

3 plays, 42 yards, 1:03

KEY PLAY: JD Falslev broke away from the pack for a 53-yard gain.

WSU (4:49): Josh Booker 1-yard run (kick blocked)

9 plays, 75 yards, 3:53

KEY PLAY: Josh Booker gained 39 yards on the drive, including a rush for 23 yards.

BYU (0:12): Stephenson 33-yard field goal

11 plays, 50 yards, 4:29

KEY PLAY: Lark hit Austin Holt for a 13-yard reception.

Fourth quarter

BYU (13:10): Lark 6-yard run (Stephenson kick)

3 plays, 23 yards, 0:51

KEY PLAY: David Foote set up the score with rushes of 9 and 8 yards.

BYU (3:34): Hill 1-yard run (Stephenson kick)

7 plays, 66 yards, 2:23

KEY PLAY: Hill rushed three times and completed an 18-yard pass to Devin Mahina to keep the drive moving.

WSU (0:50): Kris Parham 1-yard run (Shan Mcclain kick)

7 plays, 77 yards, 2:44

KEY PLAY: Jordan Adamczyk connected with Case Nakamura for a 39-yard reception.

. . .BYU. . .WSU

First downs. . .26. . .15

Rushes-yards (net). . .37-225. . .43-115

Passing-yards (net). . .307. . .139

Completions-attemps-Int. . .26-42-1. . .15-28-0

Plays-yards. . .79-532. . .71-254

Fumbles-lost. . .1-1. . .3-2

Penalties-yards. . .6-69. . .6-45

Punts-average. . .5-53.2. . .10-50.7

Punt returns-yards. . .4-70. . .3-7

Kickoff returns-yards. . .2-78. . .6-105

Interception returns-yards. . .0-0. . .1-25

Time of possession. . .28:10. . .31:50

Sacks by-yards. . .6-40. . .1-11

Third-down conversions. . .7-15. . .6-18

Fourth-down conversions. . .0-1. . .0-1

INDIVIDUAL STATS

RUSHING—BYU—Falsley 1-53, Alisa 11-53, Williams 3-32, Hill 6-27, Nelson 3-19, Foote 5-16, Pritchard 3-7, Kuresa 2-7, Lasike 1-6, Lark 1-6; WSU—Tuckett 12-80, Booker 10-64, Parham 5-15, Asamczyk 1-3, Clemente 1-(-1), Epperson 1-(-8), Hoke 13-(-38).

PASSING—BYU—Nelson 18-29-1-244, Lark 7-10-0-4, Hill 1-3-0-18; WSU—Hoke 13-26-0-91, Adamczyk 2-2-0-48.

RECEIVING—BYU—Hoffman 7-115, Kuresa 4-51, Friel 4-30, Foote 2-16, Alisa 2-8, Wilson 1-32, Mahina 1-18, Holt 1-13, Ridley 1-9, Mathews 1-6, Falsley 1-6, Williams 1-3; WSU—Clemente 4-25, Booker 2-17, Tolutau 2-14, Johnson 2-14, Walker 2-11, Nakamura 1-39, Kehano 1-10, Parham 1-9.

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INTERCEPTIONS—WSU—Epperson.

SACKS—BYU—Manumalena 2.5, S.Hadley 2, Kaveinga 0.5, Van Noy 1, Kaufusi 1; WSU—Harris 1.

TACKLES—BYU—P.Hadley 9, Ogletree 7, Sampson 6, Unga 6, Sorensen 5, Bills 5, Manumaleuna 4, S.Hadley 4, Fuga 3, Johnson 3, Kaveinga 3, Van Noy 3, Kaufusi 3, Hague 3, Tialavea 3, Peck 2, Pikula 2, Jorgensen 2, Ansah 2, Hornung, Beck, Lasike, Hannemann, Muehlmann, Foote, Mendenhall; WSU—Epperson 10, King 9, Okwuonu 8, Johnson 6, Pugh 5, Wheeler 5, Diamond 5, Harris 4, Valenzuela 3, James 3, Owoh 3, Gochis 3, McNannay 2, Morales 2, Martin 2, Stutson 2, Marciel, Cosgrove, Washington, Myers, Saga-White.

ATTENDANCE — 60,314