Football Betting Tips & Analysis
Auburn Tigers 2008 Football Season Preview: (August 2008) SEC West
The Auburn Tigers under coach Tommy Tuberville are 80-33 over the past nine years. Wanting to bring the offense up a notch or two, Tuberville hired new coordinator Tony Franklin. Last season, the team finished with a 5-3 SEC record, putting them second in the West. The club’s overall mark was 9-4.
Junior Ben Tate and senior Brad Lester will run for the Tigers. Tate carried the ball 202 times for 903 yards last season. At wid More...
Mississippi State Bulldogs 2008 Football Season Preview: (August 2008) SEC West
Sylvester Croom has been a head coach for four years, all of which have been at MSU. In 2007, Croom, who has a 17-30 mark overall, helped his Bulldogs to an 8-5 record and a 4-4 SEC mark.
Wesley Carroll, a sophomore, has been tabbed as the starting QB. Carroll led the team last season after veteran signal caller Michael Henig was injured. The primary worry for the offense is the frontline, which welcomes back just one starter. The rece More...
LSU Tigers 2008 Football Season Preview: (August 2008)
LSU head coach Les Miles has been coaching for seven years (62-27), with three of those years with the Tigers. He’s 34-6 in that time. Last season, he guided his team to the SEC Championship, beating Tennessee 21-14. This season, he’s putting another winning team on the field.
On offense, there’s fine depth in the area of rushing. Junior Keiland Williams returns as the leading ground gainer, having run f More...
Ole Miss Rebels 2008 Football Season Preview: (August 2008)
Houston Nutt has been a college football head coach for 15 years, winning 115 and losing 70. This season marks his first at reshaping the Ole Miss Rebels, who in 2007 were 0-8 in SEC play and 3-9 overall. Nutt’s resume includes successful stints at Murray State, Boise State and Arkansas.
To win, this team needs to score more than 20.1 PPG. Good news on the offensive line—they are talented, experienced and tou More...
NCAA Other 20 2008 Football Season Preview: (August 2008) NCAA Football 2008
The Other 20
Sports Intensity provides previews of the six major NCAA football conferences—ACC, Big 10, Big 12, Big East, Pac-10 and SEC. In this section, you’ll find 20 teams from conferences that we do not highlight. These leagues are less dominant than the other six, but they are laced with contenders
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Air Force Falcons 2008 Football Season Preview: (August 2008) Air Force Falcons (MWC)
In 2007, Troy Calhoun put in a sold season as the Air Force’s freshman coach. The Falcons finished 9-4 overall with a 6-2 MWC record, tying for second in the conference. In the post-season, Air Force lost 36-42 to the California Golden Bears in the Armed Forces Bowl.
The offense returns four starters and there are many questions, including who will be the quarterback? The team requires a precise passer who can improvise on the run. J More...
Ball State Cardinals 2008 Football Season Preview: (August 2008) Ball State Cardinals (MAC)
In five seasons, head coach Brady Hoke, who is 22-37, has built Ball State into one of the best teams in the MAC. In 2007, the Ball State Cardinals were 7-6 overall and 5-2 in the MAC West, finishing second in their division. The Cardinals earned an invitation to the International Bowl where the Rutgers Scarlet Knights beat them 52-30.
Junior QB Nate Davis (478 ATT, 270 COMP, 3,667 YDS, 30 TDs, 6 INT) is a fine leader, accurate passer a More...
Boise State Broncos 2008 Football Season Preview: (August 2008) Boise State Broncos (WAC)
The Boise State Broncos were 10-3 overall and 7-1 in the WAC in 2007. They finished second in the conference, which helped win them an invite to the Hawaii Bowl. In Hawaii, the Broncos lost to East Carolina 41-38.
Boise State will choose either freshman Kellen Moore or senior Bush Hamdan to start at quarterback. Hamdan possesses experience, but this spring, Moore was impressive in practices and could get the nod. The receivers are More...
Central Michigan Chippewas 2008 Football Season Preview: (August 2008) Central Michigan Chippewas (MAC)
In one-year, head coach Butch Jones has guided the Central Michigan Chippewas to an 8-6 record. In 2007, the Chippewas were 7-1 in the MAC West. They finished first in their division and defeated the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks 35-10 in the conference championship game. The club went to the Music City Bowl, losing to Purdue 48-51.
In 2007, Central Michigan quarterback Dan LeFevour, who is now starting his junior year, passed for 3,652 y More...
BYU Cougars 2008 Football Season Preview: (August 2008) BYU Cougars (MWC)
In three years at the helm of the BYU Cougars, head coach Bronco Mendennhall has gone 28-10. In 2007, the BYU Cougars were 11-2 overall and 8-0 in the MWC. They finished first in the conference and traveled to the Las Vegas Bowl to meet UCLA. The Cougars took a close one against the Bruins, winning 17-16.
Eight starters return to the offense. QB Max Hall (496 ATT, 298 COMP, 3,848 YDS, 26 TDs, 12 INT), who played his first NCAA season in 2 More...