The 2023 college football season is in full swing, and fans are eager to catch all the action without the hassle of traditional cable subscriptions. With a plethora of exciting matchups scheduled for Week 2, including Notre Dame facing NC State, Ole Miss taking on Tulane, and Alabama squaring off against Texas, the demand for convenient streaming options has never been higher. In this article, we’ll guide you through the best ways to watch NCAA football games live without cable.
College Football Live Stream Without Cable in the U.S.
College football broadcasts are spread across several channels and streaming services, making it important to find the right streaming solution to suit your preferences. Here are some of the best options:
1. Digital Antenna:
- Cost: One-time purchase of a digital antenna.
- Channels: ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC (local channels).
- Advantages: Affordable, easy installation, high-quality HD video.
- Cost: Plans start at $74.99 per month.
- Channels: 150+ channels, including FS1, FS2, BTN, ABC, CBS, Big Ten Network.
- Additional Options: Sports Plus add-on ($84.99) for ESPNU, SEC Network, Pac-12 Network, and ACC Network.
3. YouTube TV:
- Cost: $72.99 per month.
- Channels: 100+ channels, including ABC, CBC, FOX, ESPN, NBC, ACCN, BTN, SEC Network.
- Promotions: Frequent discounts for new subscribers.
4. Hulu + Live TV:
- Cost: $69.99 per month (ad-supported), $82.99 per month (ad-free starting from October 12, 2023).
- Channels: 90+ channels, including ABC, CBS, ESPN, SEC Network, Big Ten Network.
- Bundle Offer: Hulu + Live TV + Disney + ESPN+ for $69.99 per month (ad-supported) until October 12, 2023.
- Cost: $9.99 per month or $99.99 per year (increasing to $10.99 per month or $109.99 per year from October 12, 2023).
- Channels: ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, SEC Network, and more.
- Content: Access to smaller games on ESPN3, ESPN+, Stadium, and Pluto.TV.
6. DirecTV (formerly AT&T TV):
- Cost: Packages start from $64.99 per month.
- Channels: 140+ channels, including ESPN, ESPNU, ESPN News, ESPN2, FS1, FS2, ACC, BTN, SEC Network.
- Regional Sports: Available at additional costs.
7. Sling TV:
- Cost: Orange and Blue packages both cost $40 per month.
- Channels: Access to ESPN, NFL networks, FS1, ABC, NBC.
- Sports Add-On: Additional $11 per month for ACCN, Pac-12, SECN, LHN.
8. Paramount Plus (formerly CBS All Access):
- Cost: Essential plan at $5.99 per month, Premium plan at $11.99 per month.
- Content: Access to on-demand CBS content and live stream of CBS, including college football games.
- Cost: Base plan at $5.99 per month.
- Coverage: Simulcasts Notre Dame games airing on NBC.
- Premium Tier: Access to local NBC livestream for local live sports.
10. Vidgo: – Cost: Plans start at $69.99 per month. – Channels: ESPN networks, FS1, FS2, ACCN, Pac-12 Network, SECN, BTN. – Free Trial: Varies by location.
How to Watch College Football on TV from Canada (Anywhere)
- Canada: Sportsnet Now, DAZN, TSN, RDS, and others offer college football coverage.
- United Kingdom / Germany: DAZN provides streaming options for college football fans in the UK and Germany.
With these streaming options, you can enjoy every exciting moment of the 2023 college football season, including the thrilling Week 2 matchups. Say goodbye to cable and hello to the convenience of streaming, so you never miss a touchdown or a game-changing play. Get ready for a season filled with gridiron excitement!
Week 2 College Football Schedule
Before we dive into the streaming options, let’s take a quick look at the schedule for Week 2 of the 2023 college football season. All times are Eastern and are subject to change:
(Please note: The schedule provided here is based on the NCAA College Football 2023-24 Week 2 schedule you provided.)
|Date||Matchup||Time (Eastern)||TV Channel|
|Thursday, Sept. 7||Louisville vs. Murray State football||7:30 p.m.||ACC Network|
|Saturday, Sept. 9||Wake Forest vs. Vanderbilt||11 a.m.||ACC Network|
|Army vs. Delaware State||12 p.m.||CBSSN|
|Colorado football vs. Nebraska||12 p.m.||FOX|
|Georgia football vs. Ball State||12 p.m.||SEC Network|
|Ohio State football vs. Youngstown State||12 p.m.||Big Ten Network|
|Penn State football vs. Delaware||12 p.m.||Peacock|
|Virginia Tech vs. Purdue football||12 p.m.||ESPN2|
|Baylor vs. No. 12 Utah football||12 p.m.||ESPN|
|NC State vs. Notre Dame football||12 p.m.||ABC|
|Boston College vs. Holy Cross||12 p.m.||ESPN+/ACCN+|
|Virginia vs. James Madison||12 p.m.||ESPNU|
|No. 15 Kansas State vs. Troy||12 p.m.||FS1|
|Georgetown vs. Sacred Heart||12:30 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Georgia Tech vs. South Carolina State||1 p.m.||ESPN+/ACCNX|
|Presbyterian vs. Virginia Lynchburg||1 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Central Michigan vs. New Hampshire||1:30 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Bowling Green vs. Eastern Illinois||2 p.m.||ESPN+|
|South Dakota vs. St. Thomas (Minn.)||2 p.m.||ESPN+|
|No. 25 Clemson vs. Charleston Southern||2:15 p.m.||ACC Network|
|Western Carolina vs. Samford||2:30 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Kentucky vs. Eastern Kentucky||3 p.m.||ESPN+/SECN+|
|BYU vs. Southern Utah||3 p.m.||ESPN+|
|The Citadel vs. Campbell||3 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Iowa State vs. Iowa||3:30 p.m.||FOX|
|Miami (Fla.) vs. No. 23 Texas A&M||3:30 p.m.||ABC|
|No. 2 Michigan vs. UNLV||3:30 p.m.||CBS|
|Michigan State vs. Richmond||3:30 p.m.||Big Ten Network|
|Northwestern vs. UTEP||3:30 p.m.||Big Ten Network|
|No. 24 Tulane vs. No. 20 Ole Miss||3:30 p.m.||ESPN2|
|UMass vs. Miami (Ohio)||3:30 p.m.||ESPN+|
|UTSA vs. Texas State||3:30 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Navy vs. Wagner||3:30 p.m.||CBSSN|
|Northern Illinois vs. Southern Illinois||3:30 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Toledo vs. Texas Southern||3:30 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Syracuse vs. Western Michigan||3:30 p.m.||ESPN+/ACCNX|
|North Dakota State vs. Maine||3:30 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Arkansas vs. Kent State||4 p.m.||SEC Network|
|East Carolina vs. Marshall||4 p.m.||ESPNU|
|Wyoming vs. Portland State||4 p.m.||Mountain West Network|
|San Jose State vs. Cal Poly||4 p.m.||NBC Sports Bay Area|
|Western Illinois vs. Illinois State||4 p.m.||ESPN+|
|North Dakota vs. Northern Arizona||4 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Northern Colorado vs. UIW||4 p.m.||ESPN+|
|No. 8 Washington vs. Tulsa||5 p.m.||Pac-12 Network|
|South Alabama vs. SE Louisiana||5 p.m.||ESPN+|
|No. 9 Tennessee vs. Austin Peay||5 p.m.||ESPN+/SECN+|
|UNI vs. Weber State||5 p.m.||ESPN+|
|No. 17 North Carolina vs. Appalachian State||5:15 p.m.||ACC Network|
|East Tennessee State vs. Carson-Newman||5:30 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Liberty vs. New Mexico State||6 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Old Dominion vs. Louisiana||6 p.m.||ESPN+|
|No. 21 Duke vs. Lafayette||6 p.m.||ESPN+/ACCNX|
|No. 18 Oklahoma vs. SMU||6 p.m.||ESPN+|
|West Virginia vs. Duquesne||6 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Georgia Southern vs. UAB||6 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Florida Atlantic vs. Ohio||6 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Akron vs. Morgan State||6 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Buffalo vs. Fordham||6 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Bryant vs. Long Island||6 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Robert Morris vs. St. Francis (PA)||6 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Bucknell vs. VMI||6 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Gardner-Webb vs. Elon||6 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Chattanooga vs. Kennesaw State||6 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Florida International vs. North Texas||6:30 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Pitt vs. Cincinnati||6:30 p.m.||CW Network|
|No. 3 Alabama vs. No. 11 Texas||7 p.m.||ESPN|
|Coastal Carolina vs. Jacksonville State||7 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Georgia State vs. UConn||7 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Louisiana Tech vs. Northwestern State||7 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Missouri vs. Middle Tennessee||7 p.m.||ESPN+/SECN+|
|Western Kentucky vs. Houston Christian||7 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Texas Tech vs. No. 13 Oregon||7 p.m.||FOX|
|Boise State vs. UCF||7 p.m.||FS1|
|Rice vs. Houston||7 p.m.||NFL Network|
|South Florida vs. Florida A&M||7 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Arkansas State vs. Memphis||7 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Nevada vs. Idaho||7 p.m.||NSN/Mountain West Network|
|Stephen F. Austin vs. Alcorn State||7 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Southern vs. Jackson State||7 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Central Arkansas vs. Texas College||7 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Tarleton State vs. North Alabama||7 p.m.||ESPN+|
|South Dakota State vs. Montana State||7 p.m.||ESPN+|
|UT Martin vs. Missouri State||7 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Southeast Missouri State vs. Lindenwood||7 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Drake vs. Northwestern (Iowa)||7 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Mercer vs. Morehead State||7 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Stetson vs. Webber International||7 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Florida vs. McNeese||7:30 p.m.||ESPNU|
|No. 14 LSU vs. Grambling||7:30 p.m.||ESPN+/SECN+|
|Maryland vs. Charlotte||7:30 p.m.||NBC|
|Minnesota vs. Eastern Michigan||7:30 p.m.||Big Ten Network|
|Mississippi State vs. Arizona||7:30 p.m.||SEC Network|
|Rutgers vs. Temple||7:30 p.m.||Big Ten Network|
|South Carolina vs. Furman||7:30 p.m.||ESPN+/SECN+|
|Washington State vs. No. 19 Wisconsin||7:30 p.m.||ABC|
|San Diego State vs. UCLA||7:30 p.m.||CBS|
|Sam Houston vs. Air Force (NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas)||8 p.m.||CBSSN|
|TCU vs. Nicholls||8 p.m.||ESPN+|
|UL Monroe vs. Lamar||8 p.m.||ESPN+|
|New Mexico vs. Tennessee Tech||8 p.m.||Mountain West Network|
|No. 4 Florida State vs. Southern Miss||8:30 p.m.||ACC Network|
|No. 16 Oregon State vs. UC Davis||9 p.m.||Pac-12 Network|
|Utah Tech vs. Montana||9 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Fresno State vs. Eastern Washington||9 p.m.||UniMás/Mountain West Network|
|Sacramento State vs. Texas A&M-Commerce||10 p.m.||ESPN+|
|No. 6 USC vs. Stanford||10:30 p.m.||FOX|
|Cal vs. Auburn||10:30 p.m.||ESPN|
|Arizona State vs. Oklahoma State||10:30 p.m.||FS1|
|Hawai'i football vs. Albany PPV||12 a.m.||Spectrum Sports PPV|