POCATELLO, Idaho -- Justin Arias passed for 439 yards and two touchdowns to lead Idaho State to a 40-14 win over Dixie State on Saturday.
Idaho State (1-0) of the Big Sky Conference rolled up 580 total yards while limiting Division II Dixie State (0-1) to 256. Finney led Idaho State in rushing with 83 yards on 15 carries. Cam Richmond led the Bengals with 9 catches for 149 yards. Luke Austin had 7 for 119 yards and a touchdown.
Dixie State's Griff Robles had a pair of touchdown passes, of 4 and 6 yards, to J.D. Duncan. Mitch Frei and Duncan each had 7 catches for Dixie State. Duncan gained 78 yards and Frei 65.
Idaho State limited Dixie State to 14 yards rushing.
Quinton Flowers pass complete to Chris Barr for 4 yds for a TD
Quinton Flowers pass complete to D'Ernest Johnson for 28 yds to the UCF 4 for a 1ST down
Quinton Flowers pass incomplete to Ryeshene Bronson
Matthew Wright 28 yd FG GOOD
Justin Holman pass complete to Tre'Quan Smith for 23 yds to the SFla 16 for a 1ST down
Justin Holman pass complete to Tre'Quan Smith for 16 yds to the UCF 42 for a 1ST down
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