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How To Watch BYU/Georgia Southern On ESPN Plus

Nov 18, 2021, 3:33 PM | Updated: Nov 19, 2021, 12:10 am
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PROVO, UT - NOVEMBER 6: Jaren Hall #3 of the BYU Cougars throws a pass against the Idaho State Bengals during their game November 6, 2021 at the LaVel Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah. (Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)
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PROVO, Utah – If you’re wondering how to watch BYU/Georgia Southern on Saturday, November 20, you’ve come to the right spot.

Here are all the nitty-gritty details you need to know to watch the No. 14 Cougars take on the 3-7 Eagles in Statesboro, Georgia.

ESPN Plus is televising the game. If you’re not familiar with ESPN+, this can be your handy guide.

Why is BYU vs. Georgia Southern on ESPN Plus?

Georgia Southern is the home team and is a member of the Sun Belt Conference. The Sun Belt Conference has a TV partnership with ESPN. Through that TV agreement, digital platforms such as ESPN+ are options to televise broadcasts.

BYU has no rights to the broadcast meaning BYU Broadcasting (BYUtv) can not televise the game.

What is ESPN Plus?

ESPN’s Vice President of Digital Programming John Lasker hopped on the Cougar Tracks Podcast in 2019 to discuss the purpose of ESPN+ before BYU’s game against Toledo that season.

“ESPN Plus is ESPN’s premium direct-to-consumer service that launched back in April of 2018. The design around ESPN+ was to give ESPN an opportunity beyond premier television networks to distribute more sports content and serve sports fans better,” said Lasker.

You can stream ESPN Plus content on ESPN’s official app available on various devices, including iPhone.

BYU/Georgia Southern Game Details

Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021

TV: ESPN+

Kickoff: 2 p.m. (MT)

Location: Paulson Stadium in Statesboro, Georgia

How much does ESPN Plus cost?

ESPN offers ESPN Plus in a variety of price points. There is a $6.99 per month option, $69.99 for a year, or you can also sign up for the bundle with Disney Plus and Hulu at $13.999 per month.

To KSL Sports’ knowledge, we did not find any “Free Trial” promotions for ESPN Plus.

If you have a Verizon wireless phone with a “Get More Unlimited” or “Play More Unlimited” plan, you receive Disney Plus, Hulu, and ESPN Plus for free.

How to sign up for ESPN Plus only

1. Go to the ESPN+ Sign Up page

2. Enter your first name, last name, Email address, password

3. Click “Sign Up”

4. Click either “Monthly Plan” or “Annual Plan”

4. Insert payment information

5. Click “Buy ESPN+”

Which devices can you watch ESPN+?

Once you’ve signed up for ESPN+, you then log in with the credentials you created on any of these devices using the ESPN app.

  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • Apple TV
  • Android Phone, Tablets, & TVs
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • Roku Players
  • Amazon Fire TV & Fire Tablet
  • PlayStation 4
  • PlayStation 5
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox Series S|X
  • Chromecast
  • Oculus Go
  • Xfinity Flex
  • Xfinity X1

ESPN provides instructions on how to stream ESPN+ on any of these devices at their website.

Listen to BYU vs. Georgia Southern on radio

If you do not want to pay for ESPN+, the radio is always an option. The legacy home of the Cougars, KSL NewsRadio, will begin extended pregame coverage at 10 a.m. on Saturday, with Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte getting you ready for kickoff.

Then at 2 p.m., the Voice of the Cougars Greg Wrubell will be on the call with analyst Riley Nelson and sideline reporter Mitchell Juergens.

Radio: KSL NewsRadio (102.7 FM, 1160 AM in Salt Lake City)

Kickoff: 2 p.m. (MT)

Extended pregame: 10 a.m.

Online radio stream: KSLnewsradio.com/listen

Mobile app stream: KSL NewsRadio app on iOS and Google Play.

Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for KSLsports.com and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday from 12–3 p.m.) on KSL Newsradio. Follow him on Twitter: @Mitch_Harper.

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