Weak opponents add up to a lot of stats.
Riley Nelson passes the 1,000 yard mark for his career
Jake Heaps moves up to 16th in career passing yards, passing up KSL color man Marc Lyons.
Heaps passes the 1,000 yard mark for the season
Nelson is less than 100 yards from OC Brandon Doman‘s third place
Nelson is 7th in QB rushing yards in a season, passing Steve Young ’81 and Jim McMahon ’78
McKay Jacobsen passes up two guys named Todd to move into 18th place in career receiving yards — Tod Thompson and Todd Watkins
Cody Hoffman became the 60th player in BYU history to record 1,000 receiving yards
Nelson’s rating improved from 144.9 to 155.2. A little better than Brandon Doman, a little worse than Jim McMahon.
The blowout win vs. Idaho State increased BYU’s ppg margin from -1.6 to +5.3
Coach Mendenhall gets his 62nd win. Only 195 from Coach Edwards!
Several players appeared on the stat lists for the first time this week:
Nelson and Joshua Quezada got their first rushing TDs of the season
Ryan Folsom rushed for the first time of the season
Dallin Cutler made the first catch of his career. Now he’s only 96 receptions away from his dad Chuck.
Daniel Sorensen scored the first touchdown of his career.
Jordan Johnson got his first interception.
Marcus Mathews, Aveni Leung-Wai, Simonte Vea recorded their first tackle of the season.
Alani Fua, Seth Probert, Chase Pendley, DeQuan Everett each recorded his first career tackles.