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How to Stream College Football 2019 Season Live on Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV, iOS, & Android

Jason Gurwin

The 2019 NCAA Football season is officially here and this season it’s easier than ever to watch College Football even if you don’t have cable. The good news is that most of the services you can try out with a Free Trial.

With so many channels broadcasting games, it’s gotten even more confusing where to find your favorite team. While some of the college TV schedule is set before the season, with flex scheduling — most marquee games won’t be set until the week before the game.

The most notable addition for the 2019 College Football season is the launch of ACC Network which will air select exclusive games from [Clemson], [Miami], [Florida State], throughout the course of the season.

Top Pick

PlayStation Vue

  • Price: $55, after 5-Day Free Trial
  • Locals: CBS/FOX/ABC/NBC
  • Cable Sports: ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, & FS1
  • College Sports: BTN, ACCN, SECN, & Longhorn Network

The majority of major college football games will air on local networks or major cable channels, some smaller conference and games will air on the college sports networks or Internet sports channels.

Where to Watch College Football

  • Local Networks: CBS, FOX, ABC, & NBC
  • Cable Sports Networks: ESPN, FS1, & NBCSN
  • College Sports Networks: Big 10 Network , SEC Network, ACCN, Pac-12 Network, etc.
  • Streaming Sports Networks: beIn, Stadium, ESPN+, Pluto.TV, & Facebook

We picked the Best Live TV Streaming Service for the college sports fan in general, but also for your Favorite College Football Team.

Local Networks

How to Watch College Football on Local Networks

Most major SEC games will air on CBS, while Notre Dame airs on NBC. Pac-12, Big 12, Big Ten are traditionally broadcast on FOX and ABC. Some ACC and American games will also air on ABC.

Every Live TV Streaming Service includes local channels in their entry-level package, but not all local channels are available in every market.

Fortunately, most streaming services include CBS, NBC, FOX, and ABC in the majority of Top 50 markets.

You can see which locals are available in your area by using our Channel Finder.

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Cable Sports Networks

How to Watch College Football on Cable Sports Networks

Most prime time games from major conferences that don’t air on network television will air on national sports stations.

Fortunately, most streaming services include ESPN, ESPN2, FS1, and NBCSN.

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Fox Sports 1--
Fox Sports 2$80--^ $10
NBC Sports Network--

College Sports Networks

How to Watch College Football on College Sports Channels

Some games with lower profile matchups or teams are generally put on college sports networks like Big Ten Network, Longhorn Network, Pac-12 Network, and SEC Network.

Most of the services include Big Ten Network SEC Network, and CBS Sports Network, but on some of them you may have to upgrade to a higher plan.

fuboTV and Sling TV are the only providers who offer Pac-12 Network.

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ACC Network$80-^ $10-
ACC Network Extra$80--^ $10-
Big Ten Network$80---
CBS Sports Network$80---
ESPNU$80^ $6-^ $10-
Fox College Sports-^ $11-----
Longhorn Network$80---^ $10--
Pac-12 Network---^ $10^ $10-
SEC Network$80-^ $10-

Streaming-Only Channels

How to Watch College Football on Streaming-Only Channels

Some smaller games will air on streaming-only networks like ESPN3, ESPN+, Stadium, and Pluto.TV.

These channels can be accessed either from your streaming service’s interface or from their owns apps in the case of ESPN+ and Pluto.TV.

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Stadium-^ $11---
Eleven Sports------
beIN Sports---^ $10^ $10-

All Live Streaming Options for College Football

Playstation Vue

If you’re looking for the most comprehensive plan — PlayStation Vue Core Plan ($55) is the only service that offers locals, cable sports networks like ESPN & FS1, and every college sports network (except for Pac-12 Network).

Sling TV

If you’re looking for a budget option — for just $25 a month Sling Orange includes ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU. You can add the Sports Extra ($10) add-on which includes Pac-12 Network, SEC Network, and ACC Network.

Hulu Live TV

Hulu Live TV offers locals, ESPN, FS1, Big Ten Network, ACC Network, SEC Network, CBS Sports Network, and ESPNU for $45 a month.


While they don’t offer ESPN or ABC, if you’re a Pac-12 fan though, fuboTV is one of the only streaming providers who offer Pac-12 Network.


AT&T TV NOW is the most expensive option to get college sports. While they include live locals, ESPN, and FS1 in their $50 PLUS plan, you will need to upgrade to their $70 MAX plan for Big Ten Network and SEC Network.