Looking to bounce back from a disappointing loss at Wisconsin last week, BYU will host Idaho State in the final home game of the season.
The Cougars face the FCS Bengals in a game sandwiched between a pair of tough road games: at Wisconsin and at Notre Dame.
Idaho State, meanwhile, is looking for its victory every against the Cougars.
Here's a look at the matchup and what's at stake as BYU faces Idaho State on Saturday.
Idaho State (3-7) at BYU (6-3)
Saturday, 1 p.m. MST
LaVell Edwards Stadium (63,470)
Radio: 1160 AM
Weather: Temperatures in the low 40s with a 60 percent chance of precipitation
For Idaho State
The Bengals, from the Big Sky Conference, are looking to spring a big upset at Edwards Stadium.
For BYU The Cougars are looking to get back on track after a 27-17 loss at nationally ranked Wisconsin last week and to honor the senior class with a victory.
For Idaho State
The Bengals are 0-4 all-time against BYU, including a 56-3 loss in Provo in 2011.
For BYU The Cougars are 39-16-2 all-time against teams from the Big Sky Conference.
Idaho State will win if
The Bengals somehow transform overnight into the Denver Broncos.
BYU will win if The Cougars simply show up and avoid a large amount of turnovers and other miscues.
Taysom Hill, BYU: The sophomore quarterback, a Pocatello native, is looking to rebound from last week’s loss as he plays his hometown team.
BYU’S SECONDARY vs. IDAHO STATE’S PASSING ATTACK: The Bengals are No. 6 nationally in passing, averaging 335.6 yards per game. Quarterback Justin Arias is No. 4 in the nation in passing and wide receiver Luke Austin is No. 4 in the country in receiving yards per game.
Idaho State: None.
BYU: Wide receiver Mitch Mathews (shoulder) is out for the season. Tight end Devin Mahina (abductor) and Spencer Hadley (knee) will also be sidelined.