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Weber State football: Wildcats beat Idaho State 40-14

Published November 17, 2012 8:51 pm

College football • Wildcats take down Bengals for 2nd win.
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Pocatello, Idaho • C.J. Tuckett rushed for a school-record 289 yards and two touchdowns to lead Weber State to a 40-14 victory over Idaho State on Saturday.

Tuckett scored on runs of 4 and 19 yards for the Wildcats (2-9, 2-6 Big Sky).

Mike Hoke passed for 108 yards and a TD, a 7-yard pass to Jordan Clemente, for Weber State.

Rodrick Rumble caught eight passes for 171 yards and two third-quarter touchdowns for the Bengals (1-10, 0-8 Big Sky).

Rumble's 81-yard TD catch of a Kevin Yost pass was ISU's longest offensive play since 2007. He also had a 33-yard scoring reception.

Tuckett's yardage came on 36 carries as he eclipsed the Weber State record of 284 yards set by Markieth Ross against Nevada in 1993. He had not eclipsed 100 yards in any other game this season.

Weber State dominated the first quarter. The Wildcats had the ball 13 minutes, 11 seconds in the quarter and got rushing touchdowns from Tuckett and Hoke. Cornerback Kela Marciel took the snaps on two successful two-point conversions. —

Weber State 40,Idaho State 14

Weber St. 16 11 0 13 — 40

Idaho St. 0 0 14 0 — 14

First Quarter

Web • Tuckett 4 run (Dixon pass from Marciel), 10:45.

Web • Hoke 3 run (Marciel run), 5:18.

Second Quarter

Web • FG McClain 22, 14:13.

Web • Clemente 7 pass from Hoke (Dixon pass from Marciel), 4:11.

Third Quarter

IdSt • Rumble 81 pass from Yost (Garcia kick), 13:43.

IdSt • Rumble 33 pass from Yost (Garcia kick), :01.

Fourth Quarter

Web • Tuckett 19 run (pass failed), 10:21.

Web • Parham 5 run (McClain kick), 2:14.

Attendance • 5,125.

Web IdSt

First downs 31 12

Rushes-yards 70-417 8-1

Passing 108 306

Comp-Att-Int 10-16-0 25-41-1

Return Yards 2 14

Punts-Avg. 4-38.0 5-45.4

Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-1

Penalties-yards 12-131 4-32

Time of Possession 42:44 17:16

Individual Statistics

Rushing • Weber St., Tuckett 36-289, Parham 13-69, Hoke 14-35, Booker 4-20, Finai 1-4, Team 2-0. Idaho St., Finney 2-12, Prier 2-0,

Yost 4-(minus 11).

Passing • Weber St., Hoke 10-16-0-108. Idaho St., Yost 25-40-1-306,

Reyes 0-1-0-0.

Receiving • Weber St., Clemente 3-28, X.Johnson 3-20, Finai 2-8,

Walker 1-38, Tuckett 1-14. Idaho St., Rumble 8-171, Hill 5-39, Lemer 4-39, Prier 3-10, Finney 3-3, Austin 1-39, Richmond 1-5.