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ESPN+ to Stream More than 500 College Football Games This Fall

ESPN+ will stream more college football than ever before this fall, with more than 500 games featuring teams from FBS conferences like the SEC, Big 12, American, ACC, CUSA, MAC and Sun Belt, and FCS schools from the Big Sky, MVFC, Patriot League, Ivy League, Southern, Southland, MEAC, SWAC, ASUN/WAC, the Big South-OVC Football Association and Pioneer. The 2023-24 season kicks off Thursday, Aug. 31 with 218 games exclusively on ESPN+ in September.

Week 1 Highlights | September 2:

  • Mercer at No. 22 Ole Miss – The Ole Miss Rebels begin their 2023 campaign with a non-conference matchup at home versus the Mercer Bears in Week 1 of the college football season.

  • UT Martin at No. 1 Georgia – The two-time defending National Champion Bulldogs kick off their season against the Skyhawks at 6 p.m.

  • Southeast Missouri State at No. 16 Kansas State – The two teams meet for the first time, following Kansas State winning last season’s Big 12 Championship.

  • Central Arkansas at Oklahoma State – Oklahoma State looks to kick off a successful season in their home opener.

  • Texas State at Baylor – Former Auburn and LSU quarterback TJ Finley makes his debut for Texas State, while Baylor looks to follow up last year with another win and get back into the Top 25.

Additional highlights:

  • 14 total SEC games over the course of the season, with one game for each SEC school.

  • More than 20 Big 12 Now on ESPN+ games on platform – more than ever before – with additional games added to the schedule throughout the season.

  • Approximately 30 games from The American over the course of the season, with at least one appearance from each school.

  • Robust schedules from Conference USA, the MAC, Sun Belt, UMass and numerous FCS conferences, with more added to the schedule throughout the season.

  • Every game of the FCS Playoffs will stream on ESPN+, including 16 exclusive games and Division II and III.

  • For the first time, ESPN+ will stream the Secretaries’ Cup (Merchant Marine Academy @ US. Coast Guard Academy) on Veterans’ Day, Saturday, Nov. 11.

College Football on ESPN+ – First Five Weeks Schedule (subject to change):


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