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Wake Forest Football 2015 – Better, worse or about...

WAKE FOREST OFFENSE  Wake’s offense will almost certainly be better than a season ago, but admittedly there is really nowhere to go but up. Wake Forest had the 126th “best” offense in the country last season, according to Football Outsiders’ S&P+ ratings. Wake finished ahead of only SMU and Eastern Michigan. The Demon Deacons also had by far the worst rushing attack in the country.  Why, besides...

Illinois & Louisville Football 2015 – Better,...

Illinois Football 2015 – Better, worse or about the same? ILLINOIS OFFENSE The offense pretty much hinges entirely on if Wes Lunt can stay healthy or not. If Lunt stays upright, this offense should hum. WR Mike Dudek will miss the OOC schedule, but will likely be back for the majority of Big Ten play. Dudek and Geronimo Allison give Lunt two legitimate deep threats on every passing down which should open plenty of room...

ACC QB Breakdown: How This Affects Betting in 2015

The ACC is loaded with quarterback potential this season, as the conference welcomes back 10 starters from last year. Despite losing Jameis Winston, some may be underestimating how good this ACC crop could be. So how exactly will this affect how you bet on ACC teams this year? Let’s take a look at some factors to consider this fall from a handicapping perspective. Experience Like I stated earlier, the ACC returns 10...

Boston College & Washington State 2015 –...

Boston College Football 2015 – Better, Worse or about the Same? OFFENSE I think the offense will probably be a little worse than last year. Leading rusher Tyler Murphy has graduated and it’s now on a first year signal caller (Darius Wade) to dictate the offense. He is not the same type of rusher as Murphy, however he has a much improved arm. BC will still have a great stable of running backs behind them with Jon...

North Carolina Football 2015 – Better, worse or ab...

UNC Offense About the same. UNC will return almost the same offense from last season, really only losing tight end Jack Tabb and WR T.J. Thorpe from a unit that ranked 38th in the country in points scored in 2014 with 33.2 per game. Much of the offensive line will return, and fans hope the extra year of practice means better results for an inconsistent group. The star of the O-Line is Landon Turner, a top prospect in the...

Florida State Football 2015 – Better, worse or abo...

FSU offense: better, worse or about the same? Why? After losing 7 NFL draft selections off of last years offense, including the overall # 1 pick, the 2015 FSU offense can’t help but be worse — but it won’t be as bad as you may think. FSU averaged 441.4 yards per game and 33.7 points per game last season with Jameis Winston at quarterback. Now you take away Winston, the program’s leader in receptions...

Clemson Football 2015 – Better, worse or about the...

OFFENSE Clemson’s offense almost has to be better this year. Cole Stoudt is gone and even though the realistic backup QB options are true freshmen in Tucker Israel and Kelly Bryant, it can’t get worse than what we saw in 2014. But the most important part of the offense is the health of QB Deshaun Watson’s knee. The sophomore has had an excellent rehabilitation this spring according to media reports and should be good to go...

Virginia Football 2015 – Better, worse or about th...

Offense The offense should be better in 2015, if only from a position of mathematical necessity. The offense last year was 11th in the ACC in total offense, 11th in points per game, 13th in rushing offense… And the ACC in 2014 wasn’t exactly murderer’s row. When the only teams looking up at you in the standings are Syracuse and Wake Forest, it’s probably time for a change.  But change is what we’ll see. Matt Johns took the...

Pittsburgh Football 2015 – Better, worse or about ...

Pitt offense: better, worse or about the same? Why? The Pitt offense is expected to be better than the 2014 version. Other than senior offensive linemen T.J. Clemmings and Matt Rotheram, Pitt returns virtually all of its talented unit. The offense is led by star running back James Conner, who racked up 1,765 rushing yards and 26 touchdowns, and wide receiver Tyler Boyd (1,261 yards and eight scores). Gone is Manasseh Garner,...

Miami Football 2015 – Better, worse or about the s...

Will the Miami offense be better, worse or about the same?  Miami’s offense will be slightly better, for one reason and one reason only.  Quarterback Brad Kaaya is no longer a freshman.  And as well as he played as a true frosh last year, a natural evolution of improvement is to be expected.  He should be more comfortable as a passer but more importantly as a leader.  Now he loses a lot of weapons around him, but...
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