It’s time to break out your grills and tailgating essentials because college football is back. Leading up to Labor Day, Week 1 of the 2023 NCAA football season kicks off on Thursday, August 31 — marking the beginning of action-packed weekends leading up to the national championships.

After a long offseason, college football fans can’t wait to head back to field. For games that you can’t attend in person, you’ll want to make sure your TV streaming options are ready. Below, find everything you need to know about how to watch the 2023 college football season online without cable, plus the full first week’s schedule.

The 2023 NCAA college football season began with seven games on Saturday, August 26. Week 1 kicks off tonight with 11 more games and the 13-week season runs through December 9.

The best way to stream the 2023 college football season without cable is on Sling TV. Most NCAA games will be broadcast on local channels (ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC), in addition to ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, FS1, CBS Sports Network and SEC Network. With Sling TV’s Orange + Blue package, you’ll have access to more than 50 channels such as Fox, NBC, ESPN and FS1 — along with the Big Ten Network and SEC Network.

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Right now, there is a Sling TV deal offering 50% off your first month — bringing the comprehensive Orange + Blue package down to just $30. Sling TV also comes with 50 hours of free cloud-based DVR recording space, perfect for recording all the season’s top NCAA and NFL matchups.


With its Orange + Blue Tier plan, Sling TV offers access to the top teams and conferences. Right now, you can get 50% off your first month of Sling TV for just $30.

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For replays, post-game coverage and analysis, you can add Sling’s Sports Extras for an additional $15 per month. This will get you access to the NFL Redzone, ACCN ESPN and Big Network. Paramount+ can also be added for $6 per month to watch every Power 5 match.

FuboTV is another great option for watching college football online. The sports-focused live TV streaming service has access to 14 channels broadcasting live college football games — including local, national, and college networks. Fubo costs $74.99 per month, but you’ll want to upgrade and opt for the $84.99/month Elite plan to get ESPNU, SEC Network, Pac-12 Network, and ACC Network.

Right now, fuboTV is offering a seven-day free trial.


With ACC, SEC, ESPN and more, you can watch college football live without cable on fuboTV.


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Below, find the full schedule for Week 1 of the 2023 NCAA college football season, along with where you can watch each game (all times Eastern). See the full 2023 college football schedule here.

Thursday, August 31

Charleston Southern vs. North Greenville 3:30 p.m.


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