The Ohio State Buckeyes were a good team to their fans and to college football betting players in 2006 until the National Championship game where they were blown out by Florida.
The Buckeyes went 12-1 straight up and 9-4 against the football betting lines. Many of the players from last year’s team are gone including starting QB Troy Smith but college football betting players know Jim Tressel doesn’t rebuild at Ohio State, he reloads. College football betting players know that the starting QB could be junior Todd Boeckman or sophomore Robbie Schoenhoft. NCAA Football betting players know that sophomore RB Chris Wells (104 CAR, 576 YDs, 5.5 AVG, 7 TDs) has potential. At receiver, junior Brian Robiskie (29 REC, 383 YDs, 13.2 AVG, 5 TDs) and sophomore Brian Hartline (17 REC, 256 YDs, 15.1 AVG, 2 TD) are solid. NCAA College football betting players are aware that the defense features MLB James Laurinaitis (115 tackles, 53 solo), who won the Bronco Nagurski Trophy in 2006. College football betting fans know that the front line is inexperienced other than DE Vernon Gholston. Junior corner Malcolm Jenkins has experience in the secondary. College football betting fans know that the defense held opponents to 12.8 PPG, placing 5th in the nation in 2007.
College football betting fans know that the key games for Ohio State are at Penn State and Michigan and at home versus Wisconsin. The Buckeyes should be able to show up and start 8-0 without too much trouble for football betting fans. By that time they could be good enough to win the key games against the college football betting line.
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College football betting fans know that without Smith at QB the offense will go back to being a balanced attack that doesn’t make mistakes. RB Chris Wells will be a huge part of the offense and excite football betting fans all year long. College football betting fans know that the defense has James Laurinaitis making tackles and Vernon Gholston pressuring quarterbacks. The schedule helps Ohio State in 2007. College football betting fans know that Ohio State warms up with Youngstown State and Akron and then goes to Washington. The next five games are easy playing Northwestern, at Minnesota, at Purdue, Kent and Michigan State before playing at Penn State, home against Wisconsin and Illinois, and finishing at Michigan.
College football betting fans know that the best offensive player is sophomore RB Chris Wells. College football betting fans know that the best defensive player is junior LB James Laurinaitis. The key player to a successful season will be Junior QB Todd Boeckman if he wins the job. College football betting fans know that this is still Ohio State and they will still be very good and could even surprise and win the Big 10 in 2007 for college football betting players.