McElvain scrambled to his right then back across the field before finding Weston in the left end of the end zone with 14:14 remaining.
Austin Evans and Bryce Flater picked off passes later in the quarter to thwart the Bengals (1-2). Omar Brown also had an interception for the FCS No. 8 Panthers (2-1) and Elerson Smith collected three sacks including one on Idaho State's final possession.
Kevin Ryan kicked two field goals for the Bengals before Matthew Cook hit one for the Panthers to cut Idaho State's lead to 6-3 at halftime. Cook added a 20-yarder with 2:11 remaining in the game. He is perfect on eight attempts this season.
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SEC commissioner's concern 'high to very high' about football season
SEC commissioner Greg Sankey stays aware of the coronavirus numbers while trying to prepare for the worst-case scenarios.
SEC commissioner Greg Sankey: Concern about football season 'high to very high'
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