Heaps comes off bench to lead BYU over Idaho 42-7

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PROVO, Utah (AP) -- Jake Heaps threw for 185 yards and two touchdowns after coming off the bench late in the first quarter to lead the BYU Cougars to a 42-7 victory over the Idaho Vandals on Saturday night.

Heaps entered the game when Riley Nelson suffered a broken rib on a play where he threw a touchdown pass to Cody Hoffman. Nelson did not return to the game. He finished with 56 yards and a touchdown.

Hoffman was the leading receiver for the Cougars (7-3) with 114 yards and two touchdowns on six catches. Michael Alisa led the way with 99 rushing yards and a touchdown on 10 carries.

Idaho (2-8) surrendered 505 yards of offense to BYU.