Big Ten and Notre Dame fans will have a busy Saturday, as Week 1 of the 2023 College Football Season begins with a tripleheader on Peacock. The Big Ten’s partnership with NBC Sports starts with two teams ranked in the top 10 with East Carolina traveling to Ann Arbor to take on No. 2 Michigan and No. 7 Penn State welcoming West Virginia to Happy Valley. Sandwiched between those two contests, No. 13 Notre Dame looks to keep their momentum going after their Week 0 victory in Ireland over Navy when the Fighting Irish host Tennessee State.
Week 1 begins a busy season for the streaming service, as Peacock will be home to over 30 live college football games, so mark your calendar. Don’t miss any of the Week 1 action by finding out how to watch three top-ranked teams, below.
The best part is the Michigan vs East Carolina game will be in 4K.
When to Watch
|Sat., Sept. 2
|East Carolina at No. 2 Michigan
|Sat., Sept. 2
|Tennessee State at No. 13 Notre Dame
|Sat., Sept. 2
|West Virginia at No. 7 Penn State
How to Watch College Football Live on Peacock
As the streaming home of NBC Sports throughout the upcoming college football season, Peacock will stream live games featuring teams from the Big Ten and Notre Dame with select contests streaming exclusively on the service. Streaming Saturday’s tripleheader is easy without the hassle of cable.
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.
Other Ways to Watch Live College Football Games
Select games airing on NBC will simulcast on Peacock and cord cutters can watch all the action on the gridiron on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, or any compatible device with a subscription to DIRECTV STREAM, Fubo, Sling TV, Hulu + Live TV, or YouTube TV. NBC is also available to watch for free with an antenna and AntennaWeb is a great tool to find out which NBC affiliates are in your area.
You can find out more about each streaming service, below.
Watch College Football Live on DIRECTV STREAM
Stream live NBC Sports college football games with DIRECTV STREAM. The Entertainment package includes NBC, and other local channels, including CBS, ABC, The CW, and FOX in a lineup of over 75 channels for only $74.99 per month. Prominent channels that feature college football in the Entertainment package include ESPN, ESPN2, and FS1
Upgrade to the Choice Plan to unlock more sports programming and increase your college football viewing options with a lineup of over 105 channels. In addition to the previously mentioned channels, the Choice plan includes popular RSNs, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, FS2, ACC Network, SEC Network, the Big Ten Network, and much more for only $99.99 per month.
With all DIRECTV STREAM plans 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.
Watch College Football Live on Sling TV
Stream NBC Sports live on NBC (in select markets) with Sling Blue. For the low price of $40 per month, subscribers can watch college football in a 40+ channel lineup featuring other local networks such as ABC, and FOX (in select markets); FS1, and more. If you need more channels, Sling has you covered with Sling Orange + Blue for $55 per month. The package includes all the Sling Blue channels and Sling Orange favorites such as ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN3, in a package of over 32 channels.
For an additional $11 per month, the Sports Extra add-on features major college sports networks from the ACC, Big Ten, Longhorn, and SEC.
Each plan includes 50 hours of DVR storage to record the biggest moments of the season, hit shows, movies, and more.
Watch College Football Live on Fubo
Stream live college football games on NBC and over 100 sporting events with the Pro plan from Fubo. The plan includes other local channels (ABC, FOX, CBS, and the CW) and national networks that air college football games such as ESPN, ESPN2, FS1, SEC Network, Big 12 Network, FS2, ACC Network and more in a lineup of over 140 channels for only $74.99 per month. Relive your favorite moments during the season and rewatch your favorite shows with 1000 hours and Cloud DVR space.
New subscribers can try Fubo for free for 5 days.
Watch College Football Live on Hulu + Live TV
Stream over 85 channels on Hulu + Live TV for $69.99 per month. The streamer includes ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNEWS, FS1, FS2, ACCN, Big Ten Network, SEC Network, and more. Plus, the service offers 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.
Watch College Football Live on YouTube TV
Stream over 100 channels, including live college football games on NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, ESPN networks, Big Ten Network, ACCN, SEC Network, FS1, and more with YouTube TV for only $72.99 per month. The service includes unlimited DVR and the ability to share 6 accounts per household.