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Betting preview: Win total, title odds for South Florida

Bulls QB Quinton Flowers is a legitimate Heisman contender this season. Shanna Lockwood/USA TODAY Sports

With college football season on the horizon, ESPN Chalk's college football experts -- Phil Steele, "Stanford Steve" Coughlin and Chris Fallica -- combine to give you betting previews of the top 25 teams, according to the ESPN College Football Rankings. They break down each team's strengths and weaknesses, along with season win total bets and national title odds.

Odds from Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook as of Aug. 14.

South Florida Bulls

National title odds: 300-1 (opened 300-1)
Season win total: 10
FPI win total projection: 9.7


Phil Steele

Strengths: Charlie Strong inherits a talented and experienced team in Tampa Bay. Quarterback Quinton Flowers is a legitimate Heisman contender after posting more than 4,000 total yards and 40 touchdowns last year, and he will have a veteran offensive line in front of him. I also like the size, speed and athleticism on defense. The Bulls have my No. 21 defensive line and No. 30 set of defensive backs.