How to Legally Watch Big 12 Football Online (2016-2017)

Watch Big 12 Football Online
College sports is no laughing matter. And if you’re a fan, it is in your blood. Big 12 teams, like Texas, Iowa State, and Baylor, have some of the best fans in football. What if West Virginia is your team but you don’t live there anymore? How are you supposed to watch these games? And we can’t forget the teams out of Kansas and Oklahoma. How can you possibly think about missing out on the best of Big 12 football?

There is good news. You don’t have to miss out on watching your favorite teams, as it’s now possible to watch Big 12 Football online.


What Channels Carry Big 12 Football?

The conference airs its gridiron games on ABC, ESPN, Fox, and Fox Sports. This is the deal for through the 2024-2025 season. That being said, with a little ingenuity you can watch Big 12 football online and completely on the up-and-up. There are cord cutting alternatives for pretty much all of these channels.


Watch Big 12 Football Online with Sling TV

sling tv

To get access to ESPN’s family of networks and live stream Big 12 football games, try Sling TV. You can watch all NCAA football online or streaming to your television and keep up with the Big 12 football games this season. For only $20 per month you’ll get ESPN and ESPN2. You’ll also be able to use the WatchESPN app with your Sling TV credentials to log in and view ESPN3, as well as games from ABC. Sling also has packages that include FS1, which also provides access to Big 12 Football live stream. For just an additional $5 a month add ESPNU, SEC Network and more as part of the Sling TV Sports Extra package. Simply put, Sling TV gives you access to a ton of college football matches, without cable TV.

In some markets, Sling TV also carries FOX, and Fox Sports regional channels. These channels also host some Big 12 games. These are available in some of Sling’s packages, but only in certain areas. Check our Sling TV review for details.

Sling TV works with most streaming devices, smart TVs, smartphones, tablets, computers, and more. Streaming devices like Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, etc will all let you watch directly on your TV.

Need a streaming player to get the live stream on your television? Right now if you sign up for 3 months of Sling TV, you can get an Apple TV for a special discounted rate, or a completely free Roku Streaming player. These are excellent deals, and we don’t know how long they will last, so take advantage if you’re interested!

Want to watch Big 12 Football online free for a full week? Grab a free 7-day trial of Sling TV!


Watch Big 12 Football on CBS College Sports Live

CBS College Sports Live

If your team is either Baylor, Kansas State, TCU, or Texas Tech; we have another option for you. CBS College Sports Live offers live audio and visual streams of select games for these teams each season. For only $9.95 per month you also get access to 70 other teams across the major conferences. To learn more about this CBS streaming service, you can click here.


Watch Big 12 Football on Sony’s PlayStation Vue

Playstation Vue

Sony’s PlayStation Vue streaming service also offers access to Big 12 football live stream with FOX Sports pay TV networks, as well as FOX and the ESPN family of networks. They have plans starting from $30 a month, and the service works like Sling TV: it operates over the internet, and you can use it on most streaming devices.

Check out the options in your area and if there is a plan that offers you access to Big 12 online with the PlayStation service. Vue is now available nationwide, but some channels are only available in some locations. While it’s a good option to access Big 12 football streaming, Sling TV is a better overall service at a cheaper rate. Our PlayStation Vue review has the details.


Watch Big 12 Football in Market, Over-the-Air

antenna DVR combo

If you’re within the broadcast range of your Big 12 School of choice, you will be able to watch most games that air on ABC and FOX with an antenna. And we’re not talking your grandfather’s rabbit ears, either. We recommend checking out our guide to help you pick the best antenna. Plus, you’ll be able to watch any programming on the broadcast networks in your area all for free over the air.

For added convenience, you may want to use an OTA DVR to record games. That way, you can watch on your own schedule, and you can even fast forward through commercials!


Big 12 Football Team Guides

Big 12 Teams
Oklahoma State
Iowa State
Kansas State
Texas Tech
West Virginia


Don’t miss a single college down with these online and streaming options for Big 12 Football and more!  If you have any questions about watching Big 12 Football online email us by using the contact tab at the bottom of the page. For other conferences and teams, head to our college football streaming guide.