College football betting fans know that the Cougars are always competitive and oftentimes very good. They went 10-4 straight up last season and 8-5 against the football betting pointspread. College football betting fans know that the main concern for the 2007 Houston Cougars will be replacing quarterback Kevin Kolb. NCAA football betting fans believe that sophomore Blake Joseph will need to step up at quarterback but the good news is that he has some help. If Joseph doesn’t win the job then it might go to redshirt freshman Case Keenum. NCAA College Football betting fans see that the Cougars have great receivers in Donnie Avery and Jeron Harvey who combined for 98 receptions, 1,523 yards and nine touchdowns. College football betting fans know that the running attack returns Anthony Aldridge, who rushed for 959 yards on just 95 carries. College football betting fans see that seven starters return on defense with Phillip Hunt leading the way. College football betting fans know that linebackers Trent Allen and Cory Lubojasky are the top two returning tacklers from last year. Strong safety Rocky Schwartz, the leading tackler in 2005, returns from knee surgery.
College football betting fans know that Houston is the favorite to win C-USA. College football betting fans see that Art Briles has turned things around in Houston and the Cougars will be expected to win even without Kolb. Even though Houston lost Kolb the Western Division is not that strong. Football betting fans see that Tulsa has a new head coach, UTEP lost a lot of players and Rice, SMU and Tulane are weaker than Houston.
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College football betting fans see that the schedule has Houston testing themselves early with non-conference games at Oregon and Alabama and a home game with Colorado State. College football betting fans know that Houston doesn’t have to play Southern Miss this season and get East battles against East Carolina and Marshall at home. Football betting players know that the Tulsa game is on the road.
College football betting fans think that the best offensive player might be senior OG Jeff Akeroyd. He was the best lineman in the conference last year and is a big key to the offense. College football betting fans believe the best defensive player might be junior DE Phillip Hunt. He led the team with seven sacks to go along with 51 tackles. College football betting fans believe that the key game is at Tulsa on November 10th. It could be the game that decides the Western division.