08-28-2012 05:07 AM


POCATELLO, Idaho- The Idaho State football team opens the 2012 season on the road against Mountain West Conference foe Air Force at Falcon Stadium. This is only the third time the Bengals have played a team from the Mountain West Conference. The previous two meetings was a 54-10 loss at UNLV on Sept. 2, 2006 and a 38-21 loss at San Diego State on Sept. 4, 2004. Saturday's game can be followed on line with live audio, video and stats at isubengals.com. There is no television for the game.The Bengals are 8-7 in the last 15 years in season-openers and 10-5 in home openers. All seven losses have comes against FBS schools (Arizona State, Washington State, Boise State, UNLV, San Diego State, New Mexico and Utah State). ISU has won five of their last seven home openers. In 2011, ISU beat Western State 44-7 and in 2010 they defeated Montana Western 32-3.

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