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Legas, Williams each throw 2 TD passes to help power Utah State in 78-28 rout of Idaho State

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Posted at 2:44 PM, Sep 10, 2023

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Cooper Legas and Levi Williams each threw a pair of touchdown passes and Davon Booth ran for two scores as Utah State routed Idaho State 78-28 on Saturday night.

The Aggies blew the game open by scoring six straight touchdowns in the second quarter, including runs by Booth from 8 and 40 yards out, a 47-yard interception return for a touchdown by Ike Larsen and capped by a 60-yard scoring run by Rahsul Faison.

Christian Fredericksen caught a 9-yard touchdown pass from Jordan Cooke in the first quarter and a 15-yard toss from Hunter Hays with 16 seconds left in the first half for Idaho State.

Robert Briggs Jr. led Utah State with nine carries for 101 yards and a touchdown. Faison added 95 yards and a touchdown on five carries and Booth finished with six carries for 83 yards. The Aggies finished with 380 yards rushing. Vaughn caught 11 passes for 73 yards.

Cooke was 20-of-30 passing for 185 yards and a touchdown with an interception. Hays was 11 of 17 for Idaho State (0-2) with two touchdowns. Fredericksen caught eight passes for 116 yards.