College Football Betting - 2007 Kansas Jayhawks Preview

The 2007 Kansas Jayhawks may be playing for head coach Mark Mangino’s job

College football betting players know that Kansas went 6-6 last season and just 3-5 in the Big 12. Kansas was 5-5 against the football betting pointspread in 2006. College football betting players see that Kansas lost two games in overtime in 2006 and two more by a combined total of four points. NCAA College football betting fans know that the offense was 19th in rushing nationally led by RB John Cornish who is now gone. The Jayhawks will look to sophomore Jake Sharp and senior Brandon McAnderson for the ground game. The QB position is between sophomores Kerry Meier (56.5% COMP, 1,193 YDs, 13 TDs, 10 INTs) and Todd Reesing. Junior WR Dexton Fields (45 REC, 455 YDs, 5 TDs), senior WR Marcus Henry and senior TE Derek Fine are solid receivers.

NCAA football betting fans see that the defense is okay for Kansas. The secondary is improved and junior CB Agib Talib (6 INTs) is solid. MLB Mike Rivera (90 tackles, 63 solo) is a good linebacker in the middle. College football betting fans know that the reason Mangino is feeling the heat is all of the tough defeats. College football betting fans saw them lose at Toledo in overtime and in overtime at Nebraska. They blew an 18-7 fourth quarter lead against Texas A&M and lost. College football betting fans know they lost to Baylor blowing a 35-17 halftime lead. Football betting fans know they also collapsed against Oklahoma State when they allowed 42 second half points in a game they should have won.

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College football betting fans know that the question is whether the Jayhawks can score enough points under new offensive coordinator Ed Warinner. Football betting fans know that with eight starters returning on defense, the Jayhawks should be able to stop the run well again. Their secondary needs to get better though as they gave up 22 TD’s a year ago. College football betting fans know that the return of All-Big 12 cornerback Aqib Talib and two other starters should definitely help.

College football betting fans know that the Jayhawks better go to a bowl game or heads may roll. Football betting players think the schedule is easy. They have two easy games against SE Louisiana and FIU and three games they should win against Central Michigan, Toledo, and Baylor. College football betting fans see that is five wins right there. College football betting fans see that they have winnable road games at Kansas State and Colorado. College football betting fans see that they will probably lose at A&M and Oklahoma State. They also have winnable games at the end of the year at home against Nebraska and Iowa State. Football betting players think that the potential is there for a great season for Kansas in 2007.

College football betting fans know that the best offensive player should be sophomore QB Kerry Meier. The best defensive players will be junior CB Aqib Talib. College football betting fans know that the key player will probably be sophomore RB Jake Sharp.