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2023 NCAA college football season: How to watch tonight's games, full TV schedule, ways to stream and more

BOULDER, CO - SEPTEMBER 17:  Safety Trevor Woods #43 of the Colorado Buffaloes celebrates a defensive play in the second overtime period against the Colorado State Rams at Folsom Field on September 17, 2023 in Boulder, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
Trevor Woods #43 and the Colorado Buffaloes play No. 10 Oregon this weekend in college football. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

The 2023 NFL season kicked off this past week, but that’s not the only form of football to celebrate. College football is back in full swing for the fall season. Week 4 continues the momentum with Colorado vs. Oregon, Ole Miss at Alabama, Ohio State vs. Notre Dame and many more big games — 105, to be exact. So are you ready to watch some football? Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch Week 4 of the 2023 NCAA college football season, from today through next Monday, Sept. 25.

What channel is college football on?

The 2023 NCAA college football season will air across 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

This season, ESPN+ is streaming lots of NCAA football games, including select SEC non-conference matchups. So if you don't want to pay for a pricey cable or streaming package to watch college football this is one budget-friendly alternative. An ESPN+ subscription grants you access to exclusive ESPN+ content including live events like UFC Fight Night and F1 races, fantasy sports tools and premium ESPN+ articles. You can stream ESPN+ through an app on your smart TV, phone, tablet, computer and on ESPN.com.

$10 at ESPN

Hulu’s live TV bundle (with ads) will get you access to ESPN, ESPNU, Fox, FS1, CBS, CBSN, NBC, ACCN, Big Ten Network, SECN, and access to ESPN+. Basically, almost every channel you may need to watch NCAA football games in 2023. Plus, this bundle 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 set-up process and easy online cancellation.

While it usually costs $70 per month, right on time for football season, Hulu is offering new and eligible returning subscribers Hulu + Live TV at a discounted rate of $49.99 per month for your first three months. Now through October 11.

$50 at Hulu
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    Fubo TV

College football games this week:

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    Hulu + Live TV

Week 4

Thursday, Sept. 21

Georgia State at Coastal Carolina | 7:30 p.m. | ESPN

Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Alabama A&M | 7:30 p.m. | ESPNU

Friday, Sept. 22

Wisconsin at Purdue | 7 p.m. | FS1

Brown at Harvard | 7 p.m. | ESPN+

NC State at Virginia | 7:30 p.m. | ESPN

Boise State at San Diego State | 10:30 p.m. | CBSSN

Air Force at San Jose State | 10:30 p.m. | FS1

Saturday, Sept. 23

Rutgers at No. 2 Michigan | 12 p.m. | Big Ten Network

No. 4 Florida State at Clemson | 12 p.m. | ABC

No. 16 Oklahoma at Cincinnati | 12 p.m. | FOX

Army at Syracuse | 12 p.m. | ACC Network

Auburn at Texas A&M | 12 p.m. | ESPN

Western Kentucky at Troy | 12 p.m. | ESPNU

Kentucky at Vanderbilt | 12 p.m. | SEC Network

Virginia Tech at Marshall | 12 p.m. | ESPN2

SMU at TCU | 12 p.m. | FS1

Cornell at Yale | 12 p.m. | ESPN+

Butler at Stetson | 12 p.m. | ESPN+

Tulsa at Northern Illinois | 12 p.m. | CBSSN

Stonehill at Fordham | 1 p.m. | ESPN+

Lindenwood at Illinois State | 1 p.m. | ESPN+

Marist at Valparaiso | 1 p.m. | ESPN+

Mercer at Furman | 1 p.m. | ESPN+

Western Michigan at Toledo | 1:30 p.m. | ESPN+

Lehigh at Dartmouth | 1:30 p.m. | ESPN+

Wofford at VMI | 1:30 p.m. | ESPN+

Georgia Southern at Ball State | 2 p.m. | ESPN+

Colgate at Holy Cross | 2 p.m. | ESPN+

Charleston Southern at Western Carolina | 2:30 p.m. | ESPN+

Utah Tech at Missouri State | 3 p.m. | ESPN+

McNeese at Eastern Illinois | 3 p.m. | ESPN+

Bryant at Princeton | 3 p.m. | ESPN+

Virginia Lynchburg at Robert Morris | 3 p.m. | ESPN+

Chattanooga at Samford | 3 p.m. | ESPN+

No. 15 Ole Miss at No. 13 Alabama | 3:30 p.m. | CBS

No. 19 Colorado at No. 10 Oregon | 3:30 p.m. | ABC

No. 22 UCLA at No. 11 Utah | 3:30 p.m. | FOX

No. 18 Duke at UConn | 3:30 p.m. | CBSSN

No. 20 Miami (Fla.) at Temple | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN2

Maryland at Michigan State | 3:30 p.m. | NBC

Boston College at Louisville | 3:30 p.m. | ACC Network

BYU at Kansas | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN

Texas Tech at West Virginia | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN+

New Mexico at UMass | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN+

Texas A&M-Commerce at Old Dominion | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN+

Ohio at Bowling Green | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN+

Delaware State at Miami (Ohio) | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN+

Florida Atlantic at Illinois | 3:30 p.m. | Big Ten Network

Louisiana Tech at Nebraska | 3:30 p.m. | Big Ten Network

Penn at Bucknell | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN+

Monmouth at Lafayette | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN+

UTSA at No. 23 Tennessee | 4 p.m. | SEC Network

Rice at South Florida | 4 p.m. | ESPNU

Oklahoma State at Iowa State | 4 p.m. | FS1

Cal Poly at Portland State | 4 p.m. | ESPN+

Sacramento State at Idaho | 4 p.m. | ESPN+

Montana at Northern Arizona | 4 p.m. | ESPN+

Eastern Michigan at Jacksonville State | 5 p.m. | ESPN+

Central Michigan at South Alabama | 5 p.m. | ESPN+

Dayton at San Diego | 5 p.m. | ESPN+

Gardner-Webb at East Carolina | 6 p.m. | ESPN+

Albany at Morgan State | 6 p.m. | ESPN+

The Citadel at South Carolina State | 6 p.m. | ESPN+

Alabama State at Florida A&M | 6 p.m. | ESPN+

SE Missouri State at Eastern Kentucky | 6 p.m. | ESPN+

Northern Colorado at Idaho State | 6 p.m. | ESPN+

Liberty at Florida International | 6:30 p.m. | ESPN+

Georgia Tech at Wake Forest | 6:30 p.m. | CW Network

Arkansas at No. 12 LSU | 7 p.m. | ESPN

No. 14 Oregon State at No. 21 Washington State | 7 p.m. | FOX

Charlotte at No. 25 Florida | 7 p.m. | ESPN+/SECN+

Sam Houston at Houston | 7 p.m. | ESPN+

Colorado State at Middle Tennessee | 7 p.m. | ESPN+

Nicholls at Tulane | 7 p.m. | ESPN+

Appalachian State at Wyoming | 7 p.m. | CBSSN

Southern Miss at Arkansas State | 7 p.m. | ESPN+

Nevada at Texas State | 7 p.m. | ESPN+

Arizona at Stanford | 7 p.m. | Pac-12 Network

Austin Peay at Stephen F. Austin | 7 p.m. | ESPN+

Abilene Christian at Central Arkansas | 7 p.m. | ESPN+

UT Martin at North Alabama | 7 p.m. | ESPN+

Southwest Baptist at Tarleton State | 7 p.m. | ESPN+

Lincoln (CA) at Lamar | 7 p.m. | ESPN+

Kennesaw State at Tennessee Tech | 7 p.m. | ESPN+

North American University at UIW | 7 p.m. | ESPN+

Bethune-Cookman at Jackson State | 7 p.m. | ESPN+

UAB at No. 1 Georgia | 7:30 p.m. | ESPN2

No. 3 Texas at Baylor | 7:30 p.m. | ABC

No. 6 Ohio State at No. 9 Notre Dame | 7:30 p.m. | NBC

No. 24 Iowa at No. 7 Penn State | 7:30 p.m. | CBS

Akron at Indiana | 7:30 p.m. | Big Ten Network

Memphis vs. Missouri (in St. Louis) | 7:30 p.m. | ESPNU

Mississippi State at South Carolina | 7:30 p.m. | SEC Network

Buffalo at Louisiana | 7:30 p.m. | ESPN+

Minnesota at Northwestern | 7:30 p.m. | Big Ten Network

UCF at Kansas State | 8 p.m. | FS1

No. 17 North Carolina at Pitt | 8 p.m. | ACC Network

Western Illinois at Southern Utah | 8 p.m. | ESPN+

Montana State at Weber State | 8 p.m. | ESPN+

UNLV at UTEP | 9 p.m. | ESPN+

Eastern Washington at UC Davis | 10 p.m. | ESPN+

No. 5 USC at Arizona State | 10:30 p.m. | FOX

Cal at No. 8 Washington | 10:30 p.m. | ESPN

Kent State at Fresno State | 10:30 p.m. | CBSSN

New Mexico State at Hawai'i | 12 a.m. | Spectrum Sports PPV

Every way to watch college football in 2023:

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