College Football Betting – 2007 Washington State Cougars Preview

College football betting players know that the 2006 Washington State Cougars went 6-6 straight up and 6-6 against the football betting pointspread.

College football betting players know that the offense brings back quarterback Alex Brink, who threw 19 touchdown passes last season. He will have good receivers in Michael Bumpus, Brandon Gibson and tight end Jed Collins. The running game is another story. Dwight Tardy had the most yards last season but he is not the answer. College football betting players know that the defense needs to improve. NCAA Football betting players think there are a lot of questions in the secondary as the linebackers and corners are weak.

NCAA College football betting players know that Bill Doba is starting to feel the heat at Washington State. College football betting players know that he went a superb 10-3 in his first year with Mike Price’s players and since that time has done nothing. He hasn’t been to a bowl game since that first seasons and fans are becoming impatient. College football betting players know that Doba will also be the defensive coordinator this year as Robb Akey left to coach Idaho. Another problem for Washington State is special teams. Football betting players know that they were terrible all across the board in 2006 and a lot of that comes down to coaching.

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College football betting players see that the Cougars start off the season with an expected loss at Wisconsin then have winnable games at home against San Diego State and Idaho. College football betting players know that the Pac-10 opener is an expected loss against USC . College football betting players believe that a key game is going to be late in September when the Cougars go to Arizona . Football betting players know that this game may decide whether Washington State stays in the bowl hunt because they have Arizona State and Oregon the following weeks. College football betting players know that last year Washington State started 6-3 and then lost their final three games including a fiasco at home against rival Washington.

College football betting players see that the best offensive player is senior QB Alex Brink.  College football betting players know that the best defensive player is senior DT Ropati Pitoitua.  He is a good one on the defensive line when healthy. A key to the season is the offensive line giving Brink time to throw. Another key is finding some decent players to fill out the secondary. College football betting players believe the goal for the Cougars is to go to a bowl but Doba has shown no indications he is the type of coach to make it happen.