College Football Betting – 2007 South Carolina Gamecocks Preview

College football betting fans know that Steve Spurrier begins his third season as head coach at South Carolina.

College football betting fans see that the Gamecocks return 17 starters including starting quarterback Blake Mitchell (61 COMP, 1,789 YDs, 10 TDs, 6 INTs). Junior WR Kenny McKinley (51 REC, 880 YDs, 17.3 AVG, 5 TDs) is also back as is Senior TB Cory Boyd (Rushing: 164 CAR, 823 YDs, 5.0 AVG, 8 TDs. College football betting fans know that the South Carolina defense held opponents to 18.7 PPG (29th nationally) last year. NCAA College football betting fans know that senior MLB Jasper Brinkley (107 tackles, 85 solo) returns to lead the defense and senior DE Jordin Linsey who was the MVP of the Liberty Bowl is also back. College football betting fans know that Spurrier has been so close to pulling off major upsets. NCAA Football betting fans know that the Gamecocks lost to Auburn, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Florida, by a touchdown or less last season. College football betting fans know that the SEC is brutally tough and South Carolina is right on the edge of being in the top group. College football betting fans see that Spurrier has a nice recruiting class to fill in the losses and with Mitchell back the Gamecocks should be tough to handle.

College football betting fans see that the schedule has easy wins against UL Lafayette, South Carolina State, Mississippi State and Kentucky. Florida and Clemson come to South Carolina and both of those games are winnable. Road games at Tennessee and Arkansas won’t be easy. College football betting fans know that brutal road games early at Georgia and LSU will probably prevent an SEC title.

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College football betting fans know that the best offensive player will either be senior RB Cory Boyd or QB Blake Mitchell. Football betting players know that the best defensive player is senior LB Jasper Brinkley. He could easily be an All-American this season. One player in the spotlight will be Junior WR Kenny McKinley who will try and replace the departed Sidney Rice.

College football betting fans know that the goal for South Carolina is to win the SEC. It is a tough goal though. College football betting fans know that road games are the real problem as winning at LSU is unlikely and winning games at Georgia, Arkansas and Tennessee will be tough. Football betting players know that getting to nine wins is possible if things go well. College football betting fans believe a key game is early September 8th at Georgia. College football betting fans know that if South Carolina wants to make noise in the SEC then they need a win at Georgia.