College football betting fans see that the Bulldogs have a new head coach in Derek Dooley and have quarterback Zac Champion back this season. Champion has talent but must learn not to force the ball. NCAA Football betting players know that Patrick Jackson averaged over five yards a carry last season and returns. College football betting fans see that there is mixed news on defense. NCAA College football betting fans know that the team returns 10 starters from last year but those starters were horrible.
The team was last in scoring defense, last in total defense in the entire nation. College football betting fans know that linebacker Quin Harris led the team with 95 tackles and is about the only one to get excited about. College football betting fans know that the team is really playing in the wrong conference. Playing in the WAC makes things difficult for Tech and they really are not competitive. College football betting fans know that Derek Dooley has never been a head coach but he is the son of Georgia coaching legend Vince Dooley. College football betting fans know that it remains to be seen whether that translates into success. Former Tulane offensive coordinator Frank Scelfo will take over the offense so perhaps they will put more points on the board.
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Football betting players think there is hope for Louisiana to be competitive this season. College football betting fans know that Champion can put points on the board and the defense can’t be any worse than they were a year ago. The team also turned the ball over way too much last year. College football betting fans know that Tech tied with Army for the most turnovers in the nation at 37. That should improve.
College football betting fans know that the schedule is tough as normal. Tech goes to Cal, Fresno State and Mississippi for probable losses. College football betting fans see that they also have to go to LSU for a slaughter but they have Utah State and Idaho in winnable games. Hawaii, Boise State and San Jose State have to make the trip to Houston which normally might be good news but when you are looking for a win, maybe not. College football betting fans know that the best offensive player is junior RB Patrick Jackson. The best defensive player may be junior LB Chris Harris.
College football betting fans know that the goal for Tech is to improve upon last season. It is possible but only if Champion stops throwing interceptions and the defense improves. Football betting players know both things are possible though.