Taysom Hill threw three touchdown passes to Mitch Matthews, and linebacker Kyle Van Noy scored on an interception return to help BYU rout Utah State 31-14 on Friday night.
Hill was 17 of 31 for 278 yards and an interception and ran for 36 yards. Jamaal Williams ran for 79 yards on 14 carries for BYU (3-2) and Justin Sorenson kicked a 27-yard field goal.
Chuckie Keeton and Craig Harrison threw touchdown passes for Utah State (3-3). Keeton left with a knee injury with 4:06 left in the first quarter after a third-and-15 running play. He was on the sideline on crutches during the second half as the Aggies' nine-game home winning streak ended.
Leading 17-7 at halftime, BYU struck quickly in the third quarter. Hill hit Matthews with a 6-yard fade pass to the corner of the end zone early in the quarter, and Matthews then hauled in a 43-yard pass with 5:52 left in the quarter to make it 31-7.
Harrison was 5 of 5 passing with one TD on the season before taking over for Keeton. Harrison f...