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Penn State cornerback Kalen King (4) drops into coverage during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Massachusetts, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2023, in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger)

Football is back. The 2023 NFL season is in full swing, but that’s not the only form of football to celebrate. It’s week 8 of the college football season, and the momentum continues with Penn State vs. Ohio State, Utah vs. USC and many more big games — 94, to be exact. So are you ready to watch some football? Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch Week 8 of the 2023 NCAA college football season, from Tuesday, Oct. 17 through Saturday, Oct. 21.

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

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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.

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

Hulu + Live TV

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.

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College football games this week:

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Week 8

Friday, Oct. 20

SMU at Temple | 7 p.m. | ESPN2

Saturday, Oct. 21

No. 7 Penn State at No. 3 Ohio State | 12 p.m. | FOX

UCF at No. 6 Oklahoma | 12 p.m. | ABC

Mississippi State at Arkansas | 12 p.m. | ESPN

Rutgers at Indiana | 12 p.m. | BTN

Boston College at Georgia Tech | 12 p.m. | ACC Network

Baylor at Cincinnati | 12 p.m. | ESPN+

Memphis at UAB | 12 p.m. | ESPN2

No. 22 Air Force at Navy | 12 p.m. | CBS

Western Michigan at Ohio | 12 p.m. | CBS Sports

Norfolk State at Howard | 12 p.m. | ESPNU

South Carolina State at Delaware State | 12 p.m. | ESPN+

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

Lehigh at Bucknell | 1 p.m. | ESPN+

Lafayette at Holy Cross | 1 p.m. | ESPN+

Brown at Cornell | 1 p.m. | ESPN+

South Dakota at Indiana State | 1 p.m. | ESPN+

Harvard at Princeton | 1 p.m. | ESPN+

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

St. Thomas (Minn.) at Stetson | 1 p.m. | ESPN+

Samford at VMI | 1 p.m. | ESPN+

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

East Tennessee State at Chattanooga | 1:30 p.m. | ESPN+

Charlotte at East Carolina | 2 p.m. | ESPN+

UL Monroe at Georgia Southern | 2 p.m. | ESPN+

Akron at Bowling Green | 2 p.m. | ESPN+

Illinois State at Youngstown State | 2 p.m. | ESPN+

Southeast Missouri State at Tennessee Tech | 2:30 p.m. | ESPN+

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

Colgate at Georgetown | 3 p.m. | ESPN+

Murray State at Missouri State | 3 p.m. | ESPN+

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

SE Louisiana at Northwestern State | 3 p.m. | ESPN+

South Dakota State at Southern Illinois | 3 p.m. | ESPN+

Charleston Southern at UT Martin | 3 p.m. | ESPN+

Lincoln (CA) at Tennessee State | 3 p.m. | ESPN+

No. 17 Tennessee at No. 11 Alabama | 3:30 p.m. | CBS

Washington State at No. 9 Oregon | 3:30 p.m. | ABC

South Carolina at No. 20 Missouri | 3:30 p.m. | SEC Network

Minnesota at No. 24 Iowa | 3:30 p.m. | NBC

Northwestern at Nebraska | 3:30 p.m. | FS1

Wisconsin at Illinois | 3:30 p.m. | FS1

South Florida at UConn | 3:30 p.m. | CBSSN

Pitt at Wake Forest | 3:30 p.m. | ACC Network

Oklahoma State at West Virginia | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN

North Texas at Tulane | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN2

Central Michigan at Ball State | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN+

Eastern Michigan at Northern Illinois | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN+

Buffalo at Kent State | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN+

Western Illinois at North Dakota State | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN+

No. 9 Texas at Houston | 4 p.m. | FOX

Toledo at Miami (Ohio) | 4 p.m. | ESPNU

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

Wofford at Mercer | 4 p.m. | ESPN+

Jackson State at Mississippi Valley State | 5 p.m. | ESPN+

North Dakota at UNI | 5 p.m. | ESPN+

Nicholls at Texas A&M-Commerce | 5 p.m. | ESPN+

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

Abilene Christian at Stephen F. Austin | 5 p.m. | ESPN+

UTSA at Florida Atlantic | 6 p.m. | ESPN+

Eastern Kentucky at Gardner-Webb | 6 p.m. | ESPN+

Virginia at No. 10 North Carolina | 6:30 p.m. | CW Network

No. 13 Ole Miss at Auburn | 7 p.m. | ESPN

Texas Tech at BYU | 7 p.m. | FS1

TCU at Kansas State | 7 p.m. | ESPN2

Coastal Carolina at Arkansas State | 7 p.m. | ESPN+

Colorado State at UNLV | 7 p.m. | Mountain West Network

Utah State at San Jose State | 7 p.m. | CBSSN

Appalachian State at Old Dominion | 7 p.m. | NFL Network

Utah Tech at North Alabama | 7 p.m. | ESPN+

Morehead State at Tarleton State | 7 p.m. | ESPN+

Weber State at Eastern Washington | 7 p.m. | ESPN+

No. 2 Michigan at Michigan State | 7:30 p.m. | NBC

No. 16 Duke at No. 4 Florida State | 7:30 p.m. | ABC

Army at No. 19 LSU | 7:30 p.m. | SEC Network

No. 14 Utah at No. 18 USC | 8 p.m. | FOX

Clemson at Miami (Fla.) | 8 p.m. | ACC Network

Georgia State at Louisiana | 8 p.m. | ESPNU

Florida A&M at Texas Southern | 8 p.m. | ESPN+

Austin Peay at Southern Utah | 8 p.m. | ESPN+

Northern Colorado at Cal Poly | 8 p.m. | ESPN+

UIW at McNeese | 8 p.m. | ESPN+

Nevada at San Diego State | 9 p.m. | FS2

No. 25 UCLA at Stanford | 10:30 p.m. | ESPN

Montana State at Sacramento State | 10:30 p.m. | ESPN2

Arizona State at No. 5 Washington | 10:30 p.m. | FS1

Every way to watch college football in 2023:

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    Watch ESPN, Fox, FS1, ABC, NBC, SECN and ACCN

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    Watch ESPN, Fox, FS1, CBS, NBC, ACCN, Big Ten Network and Altitude Sports

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