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Quick Answer: You can stream the Texas vs. Alabama game online for free with a five-day free trial to DirecTV Stream.
College football fans are getting a big rematch tonight as the Texas Longhorns face off against the Alabama Crimson Tide. Around this time last year, Alabama barely got the better of the Longhorns in a thrilling 20-19 game. Since then, however, No. 3-ranked Alabama has seen a few changes that may give the No. 11-ranked Longhorns a chance at redemption.
Looking to watch Texas vs. Alabama from home tonight? Read on. Below is a quick guide on how to livestream Texas vs. Alabama online, including an easy way to watch Texas vs. Alabama for free.
Where to Watch Texas vs. Alabama Online Without Cable
Texas vs. Alabama is being broadcast on ESPN, but cord-cutters can watch the game without cable by using a live TV streaming service. Below are three of our favorite streaming services that carry ESPN, including a couple with free trials.
1. Stream Texas vs. Alabama on DirecTV Stream
DirecTV Stream is our favorite live TV streaming service for watching sports — including college . The service’s most affordable package, the Entertainment plan, includes access to ESPN and over 75 other channels. All subscriptions start with a five-day free trial, and then the Entertainment package costs $74.99 a month after that.
2. Stream Texas vs. Alabama on fuboTV
Another great live TV streaming service with a free trial is fuboTV, which carries ESPN in its Pro plan. This Pro plan (fuboTV’s most affordable package) starts with a seven-day free trial, and then payment kicks in at $74.99 a month. Besides ESPN, you also get access to over 170 other channels as well.
3. Stream Texas vs. Alabama on Sling
If you plan on keeping your live TV streaming service after the free trial, consider Sling. It’s more affordable than the above options, with the Sling Orange package starting at $40, but you don’t get a free trial.
How to Stream Texas vs. Alabama for Free
Want to watch Texas vs. Alabama for free? You’re in luck. Thanks to the free trials from DirecTV Stream or fuboTV, you can get a free Texas vs. Alabama livestream using either service. Sign up for DirecTV Stream’s five-day free trial here or fuboTV’s seven-day free trial here, and just remember to cancel before your trial is up to avoid paying.
When is Texas vs. Alabama? Game Date, Time
Texas vs. Alabama is happening on Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT.
Texas vs. Alabama Odds
Since last year’s game between Texas and Alabama, the Tide lost its offensive and defensive coordinators, as well as most of its starters on both sides — including Heisman-winning quarterback Bryce Young and star outside linebacker Will Anderson. Of course, they still have Nick Saban at the helm. Texas, on the other hand, returns with the same 11 starters who almost took down Bama last year.
As of writing, oddsmakers are expecting a win from Alabama with the Crimson Tide as the -275 favorite against the Longhorns’ +220.