2014 Texas Longhorns Season Win Total NCAA Football Picks
by Robert Ferringo - 7/15/2014
2013 Record: 8-5
2014 Las Vegas Season Win Total: 8.5
2014 Season Win Total Picks NCAA Football: 'Over'
Odds courtesy of 5Dimes.
The Charlie Strong Era begins with the former Louisville head coach taking the reigns of one of the premier programs in the country. Deposed Mack Brown left a full cupboard, with 15 returning starters and 13 senior starters, and Strong has an excellent chance to do some damage in his rookie campaign.
Despite the off-field turmoil, injuries and drama surrounding Brown, Texas nearly won the Big 12 last year. Had they beaten Baylor (a game they lost 30-10) in the regular season finale they would've taken the crown. They have an experienced quarterback in David Ash, their top three running backs, four of their top five receivers, and 11 of their top 14 tacklers back.
But if Strong's Horns are going to claim any of their lost respect this year they'll have to earn it. Texas has tough games with never-a-pushover BYU on Sept. 6 followed by a "neutral" site game with Top 10 UCLA the next week. Texas gets Baylor in Austin and has Oklahoma in nearby Dallas. But the Longhorns have to take on Texas Tech and Oklahoma State on the road.
That said, I think that this team is going to be able to avoid some of the upsets that have plagued them the past four seasons. If they lose games it will be to top teams like UCLA or OU or one of those tricky road games. I think they can hit double-digits this year and I would play the Longhorns 'over'.
2014 Texas Longhorns Schedule
DATE OPPONENT TIME (ET) Location Result
Sat, Aug 30th, 2014 North Texas 08:00 PM Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial
Sat, Sep 6th, 2014 BYU 07:30 PM Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial
Sat, Sep 13th, 2014 UCLA 08:00 PM AT&T Stadium - Arlington, TX
Sat, Sep 27th, 2014 at Kansas TBA Memorial Stadium
Sat, Oct 4th, 2014 Baylor TBA Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial
Sat, Oct 11th, 2014 at Oklahoma TBA Cotton Bowl - Dallas, TX
Sat, Oct 18th, 2014 Iowa State TBA Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial
Sat, Oct 25th, 2014 at Kansas State TBA Bill Snyder Family Football St
Sat, Nov 1st, 2014 at Texas Tech TBA Jones AT&T Stadium
Sat, Nov 8th, 2014 West Virginia TBA Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial
Sat, Nov 15th, 2014 at Oklahoma State TBA Boone Pickens Stadium
Thu, Nov 27th, 2014 TCU 07:30 PM Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial
All Times EST
Robert Ferringo was the top football handicapper in the country last year, earning nearly $8,000 in total football profit in 2013-14 and posting one of the best seasons in America. He hit 62.1 percent for the entire NFL season (95-58) and was amazing down the stretch, closing with 11 of 14 winning NFL weeks and 12 of 15 overall winning football weeks. Robert has posted 3 of 4 winning football seasons, 6 of 7 winning NFL seasons, 30 of 44 winning football months, and 6 of 7 winning NFL preseasons. Also, Robert's proprietary KING College Football Betting System posted another winning season (now 2-for-2) and is 83-58 over the last two years (58.9 percent).
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