MOSCOW, Idaho (Ticker) -- Brian Lindgren tied a school record with six touchdown passes, leading Idaho to a 48-38 victory over San Diego State in a battle of winless and defenseless teams.
Lindgren, who threw five touchdowns in his first three games combined, completed 29-of-46 passes for 382 yards. He tossed three touchdowns to Josh Jelmberg, who had five receptions for 97 yards, and one each to Orlando Winston, Zach Gerstner and Blair Lewis.
Despite Lindgren's superlatives, the Vandals (1-3) found themselves in a 38-38 tie when San Diego State's Adam Hall fired a 25-yard TD pass to Robert Ortiz with 12:48 left in the contest.
Keith Stamps snapped the tie with a 35-yard field goal with 8:25 to go and Lindgren capped the scoring by tossing a 26-yard TD pass to Jelmberg with 4:48 remaining.
The teams combined for nearly 900 yards threw the air. Hall completed 29-of-49 passes for 506 yards and five touchdowns.
J.R. Tolver caught 14 passes for 184 yards for San Diego State (0-4), while Kassim Osgood grabbed six receptions for 178 yards.
Hall threw TD passes of one and 49 yards to Tolver in the second quarter, giving the Aztecs a 24-10 lead.
Idaho closed to 24-17 as Lindgren tossed an eight-yard TD strike to Winston one second before intermission.
The contest was tied three times in the second half.