Virginia Tech Hokies fans love their football team. This year will be interesting as they start a new season with redshirt freshman quarterback, Josh Jackson. The school has fans all over the country and the world, sadly because of a tragedy several years ago. If you are a Hokies fan and have considered dropping your expensive cable or satellite service, you know it can be a tough decision. There are options available now so you do not have to miss out on the season. Better yet, these options do not need either service.
Loyal Hokies fans want to follow all the games for this season. Many of the games, however are on pay TV. The solution to this is to use a stand alone streaming service. By doing so, you have the access to many of the great football channels without the great cost or commitment. As expensive as cable/satellite providers have become, many are choosing this route instead of traditional ways. We’ll now take a look at the best options to watch the games. Please note that if you are going to need to miss games because you are traveling, you should connect to a US server by way of a VPN before you leave. That way, you can make sure you see them all.
Use Sling TV to watch Virginia Tech Football
As part ACC, Sling TV has some great options to watch the games. That is because the service offers channels like ESPN, ESPN 2, ABC, and more. With your Sling service, you also get the ability to use the WatchESPN app. All you need to do is use your Sling account info. These options are all available for a small portion of the cost with no commitment. Though all games have not been assigned to specific networks, we can tell you that the first game will be played on Sunday, September 3rd at 7:30 pm ET on ABC. Since the opposing team is West Virginia, this first game will be close. The only problem with Sling for watching the games is the lack of access to games on CBS. Later games will be scheduled on ESPN, ABC, and others. For a closer look at the service, be sure to try Sling TV free for 7 days.
Using PlayStation Vue to stream Hokies Football
For a better option, you may have more luck with the PlayStation Vue streaming service (often called PS Vue). This service offers more than 45 channels for $40 a month. No contract is needed for it, either. Those channels it has include ABC, ESPN2, ESPN, CBS, and many more. PS Vue will allow you to watch many of the Hokies games. All of your favorite stations and others are available to watch here. Many consider this option to watch the season. To check it out, you’ll want to take a look at the 5-day free trial to test the service.
Compatible devices include PS3, PS4, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, Android, and others. Not only do you have the option of streaming up to 5 devices at one time, you can also stream and play video games. All of those considerations make PS Vue a good option to watch HokieBird strut up and down the field.
Below is a schedule for the Virginia Tech Hokies games.