How to watch weekend games, full TV schedule, streaming options and more

By | September 13, 2023

College Football: Colorado Dylan Edwards (3) in action, reacts after making a catch against TCU at Amon G. Carter Stadium.  Fort Worth, TX 2/9/2023 CREDIT: Greg Nelson (photo by Greg Nelson/Sports Illustrated via Getty Images) (set number: X164412 TK1)
Colorado’s Dylan Edwards and the team’s hosts play Colorado State on Saturday during the third week of the NCAA football season. (Photo by Greg Nelson/Sports Illustrated via Getty Images)

The 2023 NFL season kicked off last week, but that’s not the only form of football to celebrate. College football is back in full swing with the fall season. Week 3 continues the momentum with Minnesota at UNC, Tennessee at Florida, Washington at Michigan State, Pitt at West Virginia, Kansas State at Missouri, Alabama at South Florida and many more big games — 113, to be exact. So, are you ready to watch some football? Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch Week 3 of the 2023 NCAA college football season, from now until next Monday, September 18.

What channel do they broadcast college football on?

The 2023 NCAA college football season will air on ESPN, ESPN+, Fox, FS1, ABC, CBS and NBC, plus there will be a handful of games on smaller networks and sports streamers such as ACC Network, SEC Network, Big Ten Network, Pac-12 Network, altitude sports and more.

How to watch college football in 2023

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This season, ESPN+ is streaming many NCAA football games, including select SEC non-conference matchups. So if you don’t want to pay for an expensive cable or streaming package to watch college football, this is an affordable alternative. An ESPN+ subscription grants you access to exclusive ESPN+ content, including live events like UFC Fight Night and F1 racing, fantasy sports tools, and premium ESPN+ articles. You can stream ESPN+ via an app on your smart TV, phone, tablet, computer and on

$10 on ESPN

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Watch ESPN, ESPNU, Fox, FS1, CBS, CBSN, NBC, ACCN, Big Ten Network, SECN, plus get ESPN+

Hulu + Live TV

Hulu’s live TV package (with ads) will give you access to ESPN, ESPNU, Fox, FS1, CBS, CBSN, NBC, ACCN, Big Ten Network, SECN, AND access to ESPN+. Basically, Almost all the channels you might need to watch NCAA football games in 2023. Plus, this package gets you a subscription to Disney+ and, of course, access to Hulu’s general content library. Hulu’s live TV plans also include unlimited DVR storage, a hardware-free setup process, and easy online cancellation.

While it usually costs $70 a month, just in time for football season, Hulu is offering new and eligible returning subscribers Hulu + Live TV at a discounted rate of $49.99 a month for the first three months. From today until October 11th.

$50 at Hulu

  • Watch ESPN, Fox, FS1, CBSN, ABC, ACCN, SECN, Pac-12 and Big Ten Network


College football games this week:

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    Hulu + Live TV

Week 3

Thursday 14 September

Bethune-Cookman at no. 22 of Miami (Fla.) | 7.30pm | ACC network

Marina in Memphis | 7.30pm | ESPN

Friday 15 September

Virginia to Maryland | 7.00pm | FS1

Army at UTSA | 7.00pm | ESPN

Utah State at Air Force | 8.00pm | CBSSN

Saturday 16 September

No. 14 LSU in Mississippi State | 12:00 | ESPN

No. 7 Penn State Illinois | 12:00 | FOX

No. 3 Florida State at Boston College | 12:00 | ABC

No. 15 Kansas State in Missouri | 12:00 | SEC Network

South Georgia in Wisconsin | 12:00 | Big Ten Network

Freedom in Buffalo | 12:00 | CBSSN

Louisville Indiana | 12:00 | Big Ten Network

Wake Forest at Old Dominion | 12:00 pm

Long Island at Baylor | 12:00 | ESPN+

Iowa State to Ohio | 12:00 pm

Central Connecticut in the state of Kent | 12:00 pm

North Dakota in the state of Boise | 12:00 | FS1

Holy Cross at Yale | 12:00 | ESPN+

Cornell at Lehigh | 12:00 | ESPN+

Stonehill at Georgetown | 12.30pm | ESPN+

Columbia to Lafayette | 12.30pm | ESPN+

St. Thomas (Minn.) at Harvard | 1pm | ESPN+

Davidson at Marist | 1pm | ESPN+

Penn at Colgate | 1pm | ESPN+

Weber State at No. 12 Utah | 2.00pm | Pac-12 Network

VMI in NC State | 2.00pm | CW Network

UMass Eastern Michigan | 2.00pm | ESPN+

Norfolk State at Temple | 2.00pm | ESPN+

Indiana State at Ball State | 2.00pm | ESPN+

Lamar in South Dakota | 2.00pm | ESPN+

Robert Morris at Youngstown State | 2.00pm | ESPN+

Central Michigan at No. 9 Notre Dame | 2.30pm | Peacock

State of Illinois in Eastern Illinois | 3pm | ESPN+

Florida Memorial University at Grambling | 3pm | ESPN+

Stetson in the state of Montana | 3pm | ESPN+

South Carolina at No. 1 Georgia | 3.30pm | CBS

No. 10 Alabama in South Florida | 3.30pm | ABC

San Diego State at No. 16 Oregon State | 3.30pm | FS1

No. 19 Oklahoma at Tulsa | 3.30pm

Western Michigan at No. 25 Iowa | 3.30pm | Big Ten Network

Northwestern at no. 21 Duke | 3.30pm | ACC network

Virginia Tech at Rutgers | 3.30pm | Big Ten Network

Florida International at UConn | 3.30pm | CBSSN

Eastern Carolina in the state of Appalachia | 3.30pm | ESPN+

Minnesota at No. 20 North Carolina | 3.30pm

Central Arkansas in the state of North Dakota | 3.30pm | ESPN+

Drake vs. South Dakota State (Minneapolis, Minnesota) | 3.30pm | ESPN+

Western Kentucky at No. 6 Ohio State | 4pm | FOX

UL Monroe at Texas A&M | 4pm | SEC Network

Tulane at Miss South | 4pm | ESPNU

Idaho to Cal | 4 pm

Utah Tech in Northern Arizona | 4pm | ESPN+

SE Louisiana to Eastern Washington | 4pm | ESPN+

North American Portland State University | 4pm | ESPN+

Brown to Bryant | 4pm | ESPN+

William and Mary in South Charleston | 4pm | ESPN+

Princeton to San Diego | 4pm | ESPN+

No. 8 Washington at Michigan State | 5pm | Peacock

North Carolina Central at No. 24 UCLA | 5pm

Northern Colorado at No. 23 Washington State | 5pm

Furman at Kennesaw State | 5pm | ESPN+

Towson at Morgan State | 5pm | ESPN+

Georgia State at Charlotte | 18:00 | ESPN+

Western Carolina and Eastern Kentucky | 18:00 | ESPN+

UNI in the state of Idaho | 18:00 | ESPN+

Gardner-Webb at Tennessee State | 18:00 | ESPN+

Presbyterian in Wofford | 18:00 | ESPN+

The Citadel of Chattanooga | 18:00 | ESPN+

Villanova at UCF | 6.30pm | ESPN+

No. 11 Tennessee at Florida | 7.00pm | ESPN

Samford at Auburn | 7.00pm | ESPN+/SECN+

North Texas at Louisiana Tech | 7.00pm | ESPN+

Murray State in Middle Tennessee | 7.00pm | ESPN+

Northern Illinois to Nebraska | 7.00pm | FS1

Vanderbilt at UNLV | 7.00pm | CBSSN

Miami (Ohio) at Cincinnati | 7.00pm | ESPN+

Southern Alabama in the state of Oklahoma | 7.00pm | ESPN+

Tarleton State at Texas Tech | 7.00pm | ESPN+

Louisiana at UAB | 7.00pm | ESPN+

Prairie View A&M at SMU | 7.00pm | ESPN+

South Texas at Rice | 7.00pm | ESPN+

Duquesne on the Carolina coast | 7.00pm | ESPN+

Stony Brook in the state of Arkansas | 7.00pm | ESPN+

James Madison in Troy | 7.00pm | NFL Network

San Jose State to Toledo | 7.00pm | ESPN+

Alabama A&M in the South | 7.00pm | ESPN+

East Tennessee State at Austin Peay | 7.00pm | ESPN+

North Alabama at Tennessee Tech | 7.00pm | ESPN+

Houston Christian at UT Martin | 7.00pm | ESPN+

Stephen F. Austin at Northwest State | 7.00pm | ESPN+

Southern Illinois in the state of southeastern Missouri | 7.00pm | ESPN+

Lindenwood in Western Illinois | 7.00pm | ESPN+

Bowling Green at No. 2 Michigan | 7.30pm | Big Ten Network

Georgia Tech at No. 17 Ole Miss | 7.30pm | SEC Network

BYU at Arkansas | 7.30pm | ESPN2

Akron at Kentucky | 7.30pm | ESPNU

Syracuse at Purdue | 7.30pm | NBC

Pitt in West Virginia | 7.30pm | ABC

Atlantic Florida at Clemson | 8.00pm | ACC network

Wyoming at No. 4 Texas | 8.00pm | Longhorn Network

Hawai’i at no. 13 Oregon | 8.00pm | Pac-12 Network

TCU at Houston | 8.00pm | FOX

State of New Mexico in New Mexico | 8.00pm | West Mountain Network

Sacramento State at Stanford | 8:00 pm

Lincoln (CA) at Cal Poly | 8.00pm | ESPN+

Ferris State in Montana | 8.00pm | ESPN+

UIW at Abilene Christian | 8.00pm | ESPN+

Jackson State at Texas State | 8.30pm | ESPN+

Colorado State at No. 18 Colorado | 10pm | ESPN

Southern Utah at UC Davis | 10pm | ESPN+

Fresno State and Arizona State | At 10.30pm

Kansas at Nevada | 10.30pm | CBSSN

UTEP Arizona | 11pm | Pac-12 Network

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