Kupp totals 4 TDs as Eastern Washington tops Idaho St 45-28
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) Cooper Kupp caught two touchdowns, threw for one and returned a punt for a score as Eastern Washington handled Idaho State 45-28 on Saturday.
Kupp, who came into the game leading the FCS in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns, caught 14 passes for 161 yards. His 24-yard pass to quarterback Jordan West tied the game at 7-all early in the first quarter, and a 9-yard score from West later in the first made it 14-14.
West found Kupp for 29 yards with 3 seconds left in the half to give Eastern Washington (4-2, 3-0 Big Sky) a 10-point lead. Kupp returned a punt 76 yards in the third quarter to make it 38-21. West finished 29 of 46 for 323 yards and three touchdowns.
Michael Sanders and Tanner Gueller combined to pass for 226 yards and three touchdowns for Idaho State (2-5, 1-3). Xavier Finney rushed for 107 yards and a score.