The 2006 Notre Dame Fighting 12-1 overall, 7-1 Big Ten were one of the favorite team of college football betting players going 9-2-1 against the football betting pointspread.
College football betting fans saw the 2006 Fighting Irish go 10-3 straight up but only 5-7 against the NCAA football betting pointspread. College football betting fans know that Notre Dame went to the Sugar Bowl and was destroyed by LSU 41-14. NCAA College football betting fans are aware that the Irish must replace Brady Quinn but it may not be as difficult as it appears since Weis is a great quarterbacks coach. It could be junior Evan Sharpley or freshman Jimmy Clausen. Senior RB Travis Thomas is back to lead the running game. College football betting fans know that the Irish gave up way too many points last season.
First-time defensive coordinator Corwin Brown will look to improve that number. Football betting players know that Notre Dame has a tough schedule but Charlie Weis is a good coach and will win his share of games. Most college football betting fans know that Notre Dame was overrated the past couple of years but they could be undervalued in 2007. Football betting players know that the Irish lost a lot of starters but Weis may surprise everyone this year. College football betting fans think that the new starting quarterback will be probably be Jimmy Clausen, Demetrius Jones, or Evan Sharpley and that he may play better than people believe.
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College football betting fans think that the defense should be better this season switching to a 3-4 under new coordinator Corwin Brown. The secondary still needs to improve. College football betting fans know that the schedule is brutal early but very easy late. College football betting fans see that the Irish have road games at Penn State, Michigan, Purdue and UCLA to go along with home games against Georgia Tech, Michigan State, Boston College and USC. College football betting fans see that the good news is that they have an easier finish with Navy, Air Force, Duke and Stanford.
College football betting fans think that the best offensive player might be senior TE John Carlson. He averaged 13.4 yards per catch last season on 47 catches with four touchdowns. Football betting fans think the best defensive player may be senior LB Maurice Crum or safety Tom Zbikowski.
College football betting fans believe the goal for Notre Dame is to make a major bowl again. College football betting fans think that it won’t be easy with all of the off-season losses but it is possible.