ESPN Networks to Air 35+ College Football Games in Week 2: How to Watch, Schedule & More





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The college football season heads into Week 2 and ESPN is going all out with a lineup of over 35 games across the company’s platforms. You’ll find teams from major conferences like the ACC, SEC, and Big 12 and schools from mid-majors alike.

#17 Kansas State, #22 Ole Miss, Arkansas, Baylor, Cincinnati, Kansas, Iowa State, Oklahoma State and Syracuse will all be competing on an ESPN platform this week. Notable games include Notre Dame vs. NC State, Baylor vs. Utah, and Texas A&M vs. Miami.

Spectrum TV customers who don’t want to miss out on the action can check out our guide on how to watch ESPN during this blackout period. If you’re a Spectrum customer or if you’re a cord cutter who knows one that may need help canceling their Spectrum TV service, so they can watch this week’s games, we have them covered.

The full schedule of this week’s games is at the bottom of the page. If you’re not able to tailgate to your favorite school’s game, you can find out how to watch college football live on ESPN’s family of networks during Week 2, below.

How to Watch College Football Live on ESPN Without Cable

ESPN is synonymous with sports and you can stream college football live on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, or any other compatible device with a live TV streaming service. ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, ACC Network, and SEC Network all air college football games and you can find each channel on DIRECTV STREAMFuboHulu + Live TVSling TVVidgo, and YouTube TV.

Below, you can learn more about each streaming service to see which fits your budget and needs.

Stream ESPN Networks With DIRECTV STREAM

Boasting a lineup of over 75 channels, the Entertainment plan from DIRECTV STREAM includes ABC, ESPN, and ESPN2, along with other popular sports channels like Fox, NBC, CBS, NBC, and FS1 for only $74.99/mo. Upgrading to the Choice plan for $99.99/mo. gives you access to the ACC Network, SEC Network, ESPNU, and Big Ten Network as part of a lineup of 105+ channels.

Record your favorite movies, shows, and the biggest plays of the season with unlimited DVR. Everyone can watch simultaneously with unlimited devices on your home network and up to 3 devices on the go with every plan.

New subscribers can take advantage of a 5-day free trial before subscribing.


Stream ESPN Networks With Sling TV

As for those who need something that’s more affordable than other streaming services, Sling TV makes the most sense. The service offers plans for as low as $40/mo., which makes it almost twice as affordable as the other streaming options. But the choice of channels is slightly more limited.

The Sling Orange plan gives you access to 30+ channels, including ESPN and ESPN2. And the Sling Blue plan comes with 40+ channels, including ABC, in select markets. To get the best of both, you need the $55/mo. Sling Orange & Blue plan.

And if you also want ACC Network, SEC Network, Big 10 Network, Longhorn Network, ESPNU, and Pac-12 Network then you’ll need the Sports Extra add-on for $11/mo.

Each Sling plan offers 50 hours of DVR, Sling Blue allows you to stream on up to 3 channels simultaneously, while Sling Orange allows a single stream, however, Sling Orange & Blue gives you access to up to 4 simultaneous streams.

Sign up for Sling TV

Stream ESPN Networks With Fubo

Known as a sports-oriented streaming service, you can find all of the ESPN family of networks on Fubo. The Pro plan starts at $74.99/mo. and includes ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ACC Network, SEC Network in a lineup of over 150 channels and 100+ live sporting events. If you’re looking to add ESPNU, and ESPNEWS then the fubo Extra add-on for an additional $7.99/mo. will give you acccess to them

Each Fubo plan includes on demand shows and movies, the ability to record up to 1000 hours with cloud DVR and oyu can stream on 10 screens simultaneously.

New subscirbers can try Fubo for free for 7 days.

Sign up for Fubo

Stream With ESPN+

ESPN+ will air college football games throughout the season with select games being exlcusibe to the platform. If you don’t want to miss a snap of your team on the gridiron, you can subscribe to ESPN+ for only $9.99/mo., or save annually for only $99.99/yr. Not only does the service offer thousands of hours of live sports, you can stream documentaries, studio shows, and much more.

Sign up for ESPN+

Stream ESPN Networks With Hulu + Live TV

As a Disney-owned streaming service, Hulu + Live TV is the perfect place to watch all of your ESPN content. With a lineup of 85+ channels, including ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, ACC Network and SEC Network, you can stream college football and much more for only $69.99/mo. In addition to live channels, thousands of hours of on-demand content is available to stream on Disney+ and Hulu’s library. Plus, don’t miss any ESPN+ exclusive games or sports as it is also included in the membership.

Rewatch your favorite movies and shows for up to 9 months with unlimited cloud DVR, and watch on up to 2 screens simultaneously.

Sign up for Hulu + Live TV

Stream ESPN Networks With Vidgo

The Plus plan from Vidgo offers a lineup of 110+ live channels, including must have college football networks from ESPN such as ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNEWS, ESPNU, ACC Network, and SEC Network. You also get on-demand content and DVR to record.

Sign up Vidgo

Stream ESPN Networks With YouTube TV

A robust lineup of over 100 live channels, featuring ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, ESPNEWS, ESPNU, ACC Network and SEC Network, for only $72.99/mo., YouTube TV is a favorite of college football fans. Plus, you can record with unlimtied DVR and save your content for up to 9 months.

Sign up for YouTube TV

ESPN Networks Week 2 Schedule

DateTime (ET)NetworkAway TeamHome TeamNotes
7-Sep7:30 PMACCNMurray StateLouisville 
8-Sep7:30 PMESPN2IllinoisKansas 
9-Sep11:00 AMACCNVanderbiltWake Forest 
9-Sep12:00 PMABCNotre DameNC State 
9-Sep12:00 PMESPNUtahBaylor 
9-Sep12:00 PMESPN2PurdueVirginia Tech 
9-Sep12:00 PMESPNUJames MadisonVirginia 
9-Sep12:00 PMSECNBall StateGeorgia 
9-Sep12:00 PMESPN+/ACCNXHoly CrossBoston College 
9-Sep12:30 PMESPN+Sacred HeartGeorgetownESPN+ Exclusive
9-Sep1:00 PMESPN+/ACCNXSouth Carolina StateGeorgia Tech 
9-Sep1:00 PMESPN+Virginia-LynchburgPresbyterianESPN+ Exclusive
9-Sep1:30 PMESPN+New HampshireCentral MichiganESPN+ Exclusive
9-Sep2:00 PMESPN+Eastern IllinoisBowling GreenESPN+ Exclusive
9-Sep2:00 PMESPN+St. Thomas (MN)South Dakota 
9-Sep2:15 PMACCNCharleston SouthernClemson 
9-Sep2:30 PMESPN+SamfordWestern CarolinaESPN+ Exclusive
9-Sep3:00 PMBig 12 Now on ESPN+Southern UtahBYUBig 12 Now on ESPN+ Exclusive
9-Sep3:00 PMESPN+/SECN+Eastern KentuckyKentucky 
9-Sep3:00 PMESPN+CampbellThe CitadelESPN+ Exclusive
9-Sep3:30 PMABCTexas A&MMiami 
9-Sep3:30 PMESPN2Ole MissTulane 
9-Sep3:30 PMESPN+Miami (Ohio)UMassESPN+ Exclusive
9-Sep3:30 PMESPN+Southern IllinoisNorthern IllinoisESPN+ Exclusive
9-Sep3:30 PMESPN+Texas SouthernToledoESPN+ Exclusive
9-Sep3:30 PMESPN+Texas StateUTSAESPN+ Exclusive
9-Sep3:30 PMESPN+/ACCNXWestern MichiganSyracuse 
9-Sep3:30 PMESPN+MaineNorth Dakota State 
9-Sep4:00 PMESPNUMarshallEast Carolina 
9-Sep4:00 PMSECNKent StateArkansas 
9-Sep4:00 PMESPN+Incarnate WordNorthern ColoradoESPN+ Exclusive
9-Sep4:00 PMESPN+BenedictEdward WatersESPN+ Exclusive
9-Sep4:00 PMESPN+Northern ArizonaNorth Dakota 
9-Sep4:00 PMESPN+Illinois StateWestern IllinoisESPN+ Exclusive
9-Sep5:00 PMESPN+/SECN+Austin PeayTennessee 
9-Sep5:00 PMESPN+SE LouisianaSouth AlabamaESPN+ Exclusive
9-Sep5:00 PMESPN+

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