Texas State defeats Idaho 37-21 - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Texas State defeats Idaho 37-21

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) - Tyler Jones passed for two touchdowns and Robert Lowe ran for two as Texas State cruised past Idaho 37-21 on Saturday.

 

Trailing 23-14 in the third quarter, the Vandals failed to convert on fourth-and-5 from their 38. The Bobcats took advantage, twice converting on fourth down, including Tim Gay's 20-yard scoring run.

 

In the fourth quarter, Jones faked a keeper and found Terrence Franks alone for a 67-yard score and a comfortable 37-14 lead.

 

Texas State took a 23-14 lead as the first half ended when Isaiah Battle made a one-handed, 4-yard reception in the corner of the end zone.

 

Idaho's James Baker rushed for 114 yards and a TD. Taylor Davis, who started the year as the third-string QB, passed for two touchdowns.

 

Texas State (6-3) won its third consecutive game to become bowl-eligible. Idaho (1-8), dropping its fourth straight, joins Texas State next season in the Sun Belt.

HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • IdahoIdahoMore>>

  • Vandals take over Sun Belt media day

    Vandals take over Sun Belt media day

    Courtesy: Idaho AthleticsCourtesy: Idaho Athletics

    The Vandals were outstanding in 2016, finishing the regular season 8-4 before taking down Colorado State in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. This year's team knows that it will need to keep working to improve.

    >>

    The Vandals were outstanding in 2016, finishing the regular season 8-4 before taking down Colorado State in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. This year's team knows that it will need to keep working to improve.

    >>
  • Vandals land three players on preseason All-Sun Belt team

    Vandals land three players on preseason All-Sun Belt team

    Courtesy: Idaho AthleticsCourtesy: Idaho Athletics

    Idaho football placed three on preseason All-Sun Belt Conference teams - reigning Newcomer of the Year Aikeem Coleman and offensive lineman Jordan Rose took home first team honors, while linebacker Tony Lashley earned second team accolades.

    >>

    Idaho football placed three on preseason All-Sun Belt Conference teams - reigning Newcomer of the Year Aikeem Coleman and offensive lineman Jordan Rose took home first team honors, while linebacker Tony Lashley earned second team accolades.

    >>
  • Vandals picked to finish 6th in Sun Belt

    Vandals picked to finish 6th in Sun Belt

    Courtesy: Idaho AthleticsCourtesy: Idaho Athletics

    Idaho football was picked to finish sixth in the Sun Belt Conference Preseason Poll, the league office announced on Thursday. The poll is compiled by the conference's 12 head coaches.

    >>

    Idaho football was picked to finish sixth in the Sun Belt Conference Preseason Poll, the league office announced on Thursday. The poll is compiled by the conference's 12 head coaches.

    >>