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How to Watch the Boston College Eagles Live Without Cable

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Watch today’s Boston College football game live without cable on the device of your choice.

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Table of Contents
  1. Important channels
  2. Today’s game
  3. Our top picks
  4. Can I watch Boston College on ESPN+?
  5. More ACC Teams

DIRECTV STREAM “Choice” is a good option for Eagles fans who want to watch the new look BC team under Bill O’Brien, plus the Pats, Celtics, and Red Sox all from the same app.

If you are OK with some gaps in coverage, there are cheaper solutions, such as fuboTV. When selecting a streaming service to watch BC football as well as Boston College basketball, just remember one rule: ACC Network is a must. As a less popular ACC football team, a lot of the Eagle’s inventory will end up on ACC Network.

DIRECTV STREAM – Choice

Watch ACC Network, WBZ-TV CBS 4 Boston, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, NBC Sports Boston, NESN, and ABC. Full coverage including ACC on RSNs games.

$99.99 / month

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Fubo

Watch ACC Network, WBZ-TV CBS 4 Boston, ESPN, ESPN2, NBC Sports Boston, NESN, and ABC.

$74.99 / month

7 Day Free Trial

Sling TV Orange + Sports Extra

Watch Boston College football on ESPN, ESPN2, and ACC Network.

$46 / month

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Important channels

The ACC signed a TV deal with ESPN which runs through 2036. Under the terms of that deal, Boston College games will usually appear on one of four channels: ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and the ACC Network. In the table below, we have also included Boston’s regional sports networks, NBC Sports Boston and NESN, the local TV home of the Red Sox.

ACC football TV channels are a bit more complicated than some leagues due to the ACC on Regional Sports Networks program which allows for some TV inventory of ACC football games to air on local regional sports networks.

DIRECTV STREAM – ChoiceDIRECTV STREAMFuboTV Sports LiteFuboHulu + Live TVSling TV Orange + Sports ExtraYouTube TV
ABC ABC
ACC Network ACC Network
ACC Network Extra ACC Network Extra
ESPN ESPN
ESPN2 ESPN2
ESPNU ESPNU
NBC Sports Boston NBC Sports Boston
NESN NESN

Today’s game

In the table below, our software pulls the Boston College Football TV schedule and compares the availability with every major streaming service.

This team does not have a televised game scheduled in the next two weeks.

Our top picks

Hulu + Live TV offers a lot of value for BC football fans. First, the platform carries ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and the ACC Network, as well as the ESPN+ bundle, all in the base package. This gets you all the channels you need to live stream the Eagles.

If you are a Boston sports fan beyond just Eagles football, Hulu also carries NBC Sports Boston in the base package for watching the Celtics and Bruins during the regular season.

As an added bonus, BC fans can watch the Eagles football spring game and basketball games on ACC Network Extra using their Hulu + Live TV login credentials on the ESPN app.


DIRECTV STREAM “Choice” carries ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and the ACC Network, which covers your bases for watching ACC Football. If you also want to watch the Red Sox this season live online, DIRECTV STREAM “Choice” is one of two live TV streaming services to carry NESN, the regional sports network that broadcasts the Red Sox regular season to local fans.

DIRECTV STREAM “Choice” also carries NBC Sports Boston for streaming the Celtics and Bruins.


fuboTV carries all the channels you need to live stream Boston College football and is our top pick for watching the Patriots. fuboTV also carries NBC Sports Boston and NESN, which makes the platform an excellent option for Boston sports fans.

An upgrade to the “Sports Lite” package is required if you want to access the slate of ACC football games that air on ESPNU.


YouTube TV is a leading streaming service that offers an excellent library of 4K programming and all the channels you need to live stream Boston College. NBC Sports Boston is included in the base package.


Want to save some money and still get most Boston College football games? Sling TV Orange + Sports Extra is a viable option. Although Sling doesn’t carry ABC, and doesn’t offer any regional sports networks, you can get ESPN, ESPN2, and ACC Network with this package at a competitive price.

Can I watch Boston College on ESPN+?

The ACC has a long-term TV deal with the ESPN, which means some Boston College football games will stream on ESPN+. However, don’t expect more than 2 ESPN+ games per season.

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