2017 Idaho State Bengals football team

The 2017 Idaho State Bengals football team represented Idaho State University as a member of the Big Sky Conference during the 2017 NCAA Division I FCS football season. Led by first-year head coach Rob Phenicie, the Bengals compiled an overall record of 4–7 with a mark of 2–6 in conference play, placing in a three-way tie for ninth in the Big Sky. Idaho State played their home games at Holt Arena in Pocatello, Idaho.[1][2]

2017 Idaho State Bengals football
Idaho State wordmark.png
ConferenceBig Sky Conference
Record4–7 (2–6 Big Sky)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorMatt Troxel (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorSpencer Toone (5th season)
Home stadiumHolt Arena
(capacity: 12,000)
Seasons
← 2016
2018 →
2017 Big Sky Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 14 Southern Utah +^   7 1     9 3  
No. 5 Weber State +^   7 1     11 3  
Northern Arizona ^   6 2     7 5  
No. 21 Eastern Washington   6 2     7 4  
Sacramento State   6 2     7 4  
Montana   5 3     7 4  
Montana State   5 3     5 6  
UC Davis   3 5     5 6  
Idaho State   2 6     4 7  
Northern Colorado   2 6     3 7  
North Dakota   2 6     3 8  
Cal Poly   1 7     1 10  
Portland State   0 8     0 11  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from STATS Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendanceSource
August 316:30 p.m.Western Oregon*Pluto TVW 37–65,395
September 76:00 p.m.at Utah State*StadiumL 13–5119,368
September 165:00 p.m.at Nevada*AT&T RMW 30–2816,394
September 231:00 p.m.at Northern ColoradoPluto TVL 42–435,273
September 302:30 p.m.Cal Poly
  • Holt Arena
  • Pocatello, ID
Pluto TVW 38–347,105
October 72:30 p.m.Montana
  • Holt Arena
  • Pocatello, ID
ELVN, Pluto TVL 31–397,279
October 147:00 p.m.at Sacramento StatePluto TVL 21–4110,008
October 212:30 p.m.Portland State
  • Holt Arena
  • Pocatello, ID
Pluto TVW 59–305,942
October 281:30 p.m.at Montana StateRTNWL 14–2817,097[3]
November 42:30 p.m.UC Davis
  • Holt Arena
  • Pocatello, ID
Pluto TVL 17–565,762
November 182:00 p.m.at No. 12 Weber StatePluto TVL 7–359,539

Game summariesEdit

Western OregonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wolves 3 3 0 0 6
Bengals 0 3 13 21 37

at Utah StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bengals 0 6 7 0 13
Aggies 17 21 7 6 51

at NevadaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bengals 10 13 7 0 30
Wolf Pack 0 7 7 14 28

Idaho Stare’s First win over an FBS team since 2000 against Utah State

at Northern ColoradoEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bengals 10 7 13 12 42
Bears 10 10 20 3 43

Cal PolyEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Mustangs 0 17 14 3 34
Bengals 10 7 7 14 38

MontanaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Grizzlies 7 6 19 7 39
Bengals 7 14 7 3 31

at Sacramento StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bengals 0 7 14 0 21
Hornets 7 10 14 10 41

Portland StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Vikings 9 7 7 7 30
Bengals 10 21 21 7 59

at Montana StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bengals 0 14 0 0 14
Bobcats 14 0 7 7 28

UC DavisEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Aggies 21 7 7 21 56
Bengals 0 10 7 0 17

at Weber StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bengals 7 0 0 0 7
No. 12 Wildcats 7 14 7 7 35

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Idaho State seeks to rebound in 2017". STATS FCS Football. February 13, 2017. Retrieved February 23, 2017.
  2. ^ "2017 Bengal Football Schedule Announced". Idaho State Athletics. February 13, 2017. Retrieved February 23, 2017.
  3. ^ "Big Sky, Root Sports Announce Contract Extension, 2017 Schedule". Big Sky Conference. March 21, 2017. Retrieved March 24, 2017.