Football returns to MetLife Stadium as Morehouse takes on Albany State in the second annual Toyota HBCU New York Classic. The NYC College Football has made a name for itself as the unofficial kickoff event of the HBCU homecoming week as it showcases the HBCU pageantry and tradition to a national audience.
In 2022, over 35,000 fans and alumni from all over the country flocked to MetLife to enjoy the event. With 107 HBCUs across the nation, the game spotlights Black culture, with this year’s halftime show featuring a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Hip-Hop. Outside of the traditional drumline performances and the battle of the bands from the participating schools, viewers will be treated to surprise guests.
Heading into the game, the Morehouse College Maroon Tigers are the underdogs as they are coming off of a disappointing 2022 campaign. The Tigers, who are currently 0-2, went 1-9 last year and were routed by the Albany State Golden Rams 31-7 when they faced each other last October. As for the Golden Rams, they’re 1-1 to start the season, but they are coming off a successful 7-3 record in 2022.
Join the celebration and stream the playmakers on the field by finding out how to watch the 2023 HBCU New York Classic College Football Game without cable, below.
When to Watch
Morehouse vs. Albany State
- Date: Saturday, September 16
- Time: 3:00 PM ET
- Channel: CNBC
- Stream: Peacock
How to Watch HBCU New York Classic
Cord cutters can stream the HBCU New York Classic live on CNBC on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and other devices with a subscription to Peacock, DIRECTV STREAM, Fubo, Sling TV, Hulu + Live TV, or YouTube TV.
Stream the HBCU New York Classic Live on DIRECTV STREAM
Watch one of the biggest HBCU games of the month with DIRECTV STREAM. The Entertainment package includes CNBC, and over 75 channels, so viewers can watch for only $74.99 per month. There are no contracts, no hidden fees, and a subscription includes unlimited cloud DVR storage.
New subscribers can take advantage of a 5-day free trial before subscribing.
Stream the HBCU New York Classic Live on Sling TV
One of the most affordable ways to watch NBC (in select markets) is with Sling Blue. At the low price of $40 per month, subscribers can watch the network’s portion of the event and over 40 channels with 50 hours of DVR storage to record the game. With the News Extra add-on, you can watch the CNBC portion of the competition, and 9 other channels for $6 per month.
New subscribers can get their first month of Sling Blue for half off.
Stream the HBCU New York Classic Live on Fubo
The HBCU New York Classic and over 100 sporting events are available with the Pro plan from Fubo. The plan includes CNBC, plus over 140 channels for only $74.99 per month. Relive your favorite moments during the game and rewatch your favorite shows with 1000 hours of Cloud DVR space.
Stream the HBCU New York Classic Live on Peacock
As the streaming home of NBC Sports throughout the upcoming college football season, Peacock will stream live games featuring some of the best programs in the nation. For $5.99 per month or $59.99 per year, a Peacock Premium subscription gives you access to live college football games, 80,000+ hours of movies and shows, and on-demand content. For an ad-free experience, upgrade to Peacock Premium Plus for $11.99 per month, or $119.99 annually to unlock everything else Peacock has to offer and the live feed of your local NBC station.
Stream the HBCU New York Classic Live on Hulu + Live TV
Stream CNBC, and over 90 channels on Hulu + Live TV for $69.99 per month. A subscription gives you unlimited access to the Hulu library, Disney+, and live sports on ESPN+ for no additional charge. Record your favorite shows and sporting events for up to 9 months with unlimited DVR storage.
Stream the HBCU New York Classic Live on YouTube TV
Stream over 100 channels, including coverage of Morehouse vs. Albany State on CNBC with YouTube TV for only $72.99 per month. The service includes unlimited DVR and the ability to share 6 accounts per household.