Networks & Services Streaming College Football Online

College football is an American tradition that often rivals the fervor around NFL games. This is due to the fact that places like Alabama and Mississippi have nationally recognized, great teams while the NFL is only in 32 cities. Also, who doesn’t have a little bit of nostalgia for their alma mater? It’s also exciting to watch up and coming football players cut their teeth in some intense games, online or off. There are a lot of ways to stream college football games online this year. Here are the most convenient:

Streaming
Service
# of NCAA Games Monthly Cost Free Trial HD Stream Cable Required iOS App Android App
sling_television-300x150 Most College Football Games Live! $20 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
ESPN-Streaming-NFL-300x74 Various Featured College Games No Standalone App Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes Yes, except with Sling/DTVN Yes Yes
DTV-Now-300x127 Most College Football Games Live! $35 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
Watch-ESPNU-Online-300x169 Various Featured College Football Games No Standalone App Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes No Yes Yes
Watch-Pac-12-Network-Online-300x169 Various Featured Pac-12 College Games No Standalone App Yes, with Sling/DTVN  Yes Yes, except with Sling/DTVN  Yes Yes
Watch-Big-Ten-Network-Online-300x188 Various Featured BTN College Games No Standalone App Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes Yes, except with Sling/DTVN No  No
sec-network-free-live-300x157 Various Featured College Football Games No Standalone App Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes Yes, except with Sling/DTVN  Yes Yes
local-network-streaming-300x201 Various Featured College Games, College Football Playoffs Various N/A  Yes No, Antenna Varies  Varies

Streaming Various Teams on College Football Exclusive Networks

Each team or school has their own lucrative deal with one of the networks above. This means that in order to stream your favorite college football team you’ll need to determine what channel they’re playing on. Once you know that you can choose a streaming option that accommodates that team and allows you to watch them live online. Here are a few guides to some of the major college football teams out there:

Texas Longhorns Notre Dame Penn State Lions
LSU Tigers Michigan Wolverines Alabama Crimson Tide
Georgia Bulldogs Arkansas Razorbacks  Auburn Tigers
Oklahoma Sooners Florida Gators Tennessee Volunteers
Texas A&M Ohio State Buckeyes UW Huskies

Cable Alternatives: Watch College Football Online Without Cable

Streaming college football can be a confusing experience. There are so many options but only a couple of them truly give you everything you’ll ever need for a cheap price. Sling and DIRECTV NOW are your ticket to watching all college sporting events, including football online. That’s because, like cable, they have almost every channel packaged together for one fee. Unlike cable, these streaming services only charge $20-$40 per month for college football streaming channels like ESPNU, SEC Network and CBS.

Sling starts at just $20 per month while DIRECTV NOW’s smallest package is $35. Give one of them a try today:

Sling (7 Days Free) DIRECTV NOW (7 Days Free)
 Try Sling TV Try DIRECTV NOW

Avoid Illegal Sites Promising Free College Football Live Streams

The internet can be a dangerous place especially when you’re attempting nefarious deeds. College football players put it all on the line for their careers and futures so why undermine that by stealing from them? Use one of the above options to live stream college football online for a low cost as opposed to Googling “watch college sports live” and using a janky live stream that might even give your computer or phone a fat virus.

We’ll keep this college football live streaming guide up to date with all of the latest information as we get it.