College Football Betting – 2007 Northern Illinois Huskies Preview

College football betting fans know that Dan Nicholson is back to lead Northern Illinois and he will need to have a good year because Garrett Wolfe, the nation’s leading rusher last season, has graduated.

College football betting fans see that former QB prospect Britt Davis is now the leading receiver along with his brother TE Brandon Davis. The running game will have to rebuild. College football betting fans know that the defensive line is led by DE Larry English who is one of the top pass rushers in the conference. English earned all-conference honors last season and had 12 QB sacks. The linebackers and secondary are solid. NCAA College football betting fans know that the Huskies ranked 107th nationally against the pass last season but they should be improved in 2007. The 2006 season saw the Huskies go 7-6 straight up and 4-8 against the football betting lines. NCAA Football betting players know that NIU has had seven straight winning seasons in a row but making it eight straight will be tough.

College football betting fans see that the schedule is at least reasonable for Northern Illinois. Football betting fans know that they have to play Iowa, Wisconsin and Navy but get Northern Illinois and Idaho. College football betting fans know that the crossover games are against Temple and Kent State. College football betting fans see that within the MAC West, NIU hosts Western Michigan and Ball State while traveling to Central Michigan and Toledo. College football betting fans know that a key game could be at Central Michigan late in September. Football betting players know that last season NIU pounded the defending MAC champions 31-10 so it will be a big revenge game for the Chippewas.

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College football betting fans think that the best offensive player may be junior WR Britt Davis. Davis had a nice year catching 57 passes for 731 yards and three scores. College football betting fans know that the best defensive player is junior DE Larry English. He may be the best defensive player in the entire conference. College football betting fans think that the key player this season is junior QB Dan Nicholson.

College football betting fans know that expectations are still high at NIU but they will not be the favorite to win the conference. College football betting fans think they can’t afford any mistakes this year in their home games and they will have to win at least one of their road showdowns against Central Michigan or Toledo.

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