Updated: How to Watch College Football on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, & More

The imaginary stadium is modelled and rendered.College Football is here and in 2016 cord cutters have more access to college football than ever!

Here is your guide on how you can watch a ton of college football games.

(Updated September 8th 2016.)

Step #1: ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC

In 2016 over 100 college football games will be aired free over the air on ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC. Over 90% of Americans have access to some or all of these channels.

If you have the option, an antenna is always the best way to watch college football to avoid the delay or the risk of the stream crashing out.

If you need an antenna or want to see what channels you can get where you live, check out AntennaRecomendations.com.

Step #2: ESPN, FS1, FS2, BTN, & More

You now know how to get your local stations but what about the national networks such as ESPN? The good news is with Sling TV and PlayStation Vue you can get access to a ton of the national networks.

First let’s find out if these services support the devices you own:

Streaming Player

Sling

PS Vue

Roku

X

X

Fire TV

X

X

Apple TV

X

Chromecast

X

X

iOS

X

X

Android

X

X

Android TV

X

Now let’s take a look at what services have which channels:

ChannelsSlingPS Vue
ESPNXX
ESPN2XX
ESPN UXX
ESPN Goal LineX
SEC NetworkXX
Big TenX
FS1XX
FS2XX
Campus InsiderX
Pac -12 NetworksX

*Note: Both Sling TV and PlayStation Vue offer local channels in select markets. Please refer to their website to see if they offer local channels where you live.

Step #3: Streaming App Logins

Both Sling TV and PlayStation Vue logins work with WatchESPN. Sling TV promises their login will soon work with Fox Sports GO, and the PlayStation Vue login already works with Fox Sports GO and BTN 2 GO.

You can watch NBC college football games on the NBC Sports app without a login.

Step #4: Enjoy Some Football

There you go! You now have access to over 90% of all the division 1 college football games in 2016.

Not sure if you should pick Sling TV or PlayStation Vue? They both offer a free trail so don’t be why not give them both a try.

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