College Football Betting – 2007 East Carolina Pirates Preview

College football betting fans see that the 2006 East Carolina Pirates may have only finished 7-6 straight up but they were golden to college football betting players going 10-3 against the football betting line.

College football betting fans see that they return 13 starters from last year and could surprise everyone again in Conference USA. College football betting fans know that the Pirates lose a lot of players but head coach Skip Holtz is doing a nice job in recruiting and the Pirates can compete. College football betting fans know that gone is QB James Pinkney who threw for nearly 3,000 yards. Also gone is receiver Aundrae Allison. Football betting fans think sophomore Rob Kass is the likely starter at QB and he will have quality receivers. Phillip Henry, Steven Rogers and tight end Davon Drew will be solid. College football betting fans know that the running game is weak. College football betting fans know that the defense returns quite a few players so it should be better in 2007. College football betting fans know that the secondary was good even though the team had no pass rush. Football betting fans think that the team is less experienced in the defensive backfield this year.

College football betting fans know that East Carolina got into a bowl game last year losing to South Florida and reaching another one is not out of the question even with the losses in 2007. College football betting fans know that the key is replacing James Pinkney at quarterback.

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College football betting fans know that last year the Pirates beat Virginia, Southern Miss and N.C. State. College football betting fans think that if they get quality QB play they could surprise again. College football betting fans know that the defense must pressure the quarterback better this season. College football betting fans see that the schedule starts out tough with games against Virginia Tech and North Carolina. They also have early road trips to West Virginia and Houston.

Football betting fans think the best offensive player is senior RB Chris Johnson. College football betting fans think that the best defensive player should be junior LB Quentin Cotton. Football betting fans see that the schedule sets up in the conference for East Carolina to win the East. They get Southern Miss at home and miss Houston, Tulsa and SMU from the West. That might be enough to get East Carolina into a position to win the conference.

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