Boise State won at BYU for the first time since 2003 with a 24-7 route of the Cougars on Friday night in Provo, Utah.
Boise State quarterback Brett Rypien finished 12 of 19 passing for 125 yards and threw his first touchdown pass of the season.
Key plays: The Cougars got the ball in Boise State territory after BYU intercepted Brett Rypien’s first attempt of the game and ran it to the Broncos’ 48.
BYU faced a third-and-6 at the Boise State 28 when QB Tanner Mangum hit tight end Matt Bushman for a gain near the first-down marker.
Key plays: Boise State got the ball near the BYU red zone thanks to a 51-yard interception return by sophomore safety Kekoa Nawahine on fellow Idahoan Mangum.
NEWS & NOTES. Mangum starts: After missing the past two games with an ankle injury, junior quarterback Tanner Mangum returned to the BYU starting lineup Friday against Boise State.
Nawahine gets second career pick: When former Boise State coach Chris Petersen first offered Kekoa Nawahine a scholarship, Petersen wasn’t sure which side of the ball the Rocky Mountain High product would play.
Quick hits: Boise State senior center Mason Hampton and junior tight end Chase Blakley did not play.
Redshirt freshman Avery Williams got his first start at cornerback for Boise State.