PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After a failed bid to win NFL streaming rights, Facebook has struck a new deal to add college football to its roster this fall.
Facebook has teamed up with Stadium — the 24/7 digital sports broadcaster — to exclusively stream 15 college football games.READ MORE: No Cause Of Death Yet For COVID-Positive Student Who Died Unexpectedly, Camden County School Says
Stadium owns the rights to the games and will produce them specifically for Facebook — so they won’t air on TV or anywhere else online.
The network will stream nine Conference USA games and six Mountain West games.READ MORE: 29-Year-Old In Critical Condition After Shooting, Wilmington Police Say
The deal gives Facebook more sports content to put inside its redesigned video tab — which will also house professionally produced videos and shows.
The company has streamed some NBA and MLB games, though not exclusively. Most recently the network inked a deal to stream a few Champions League soccer matches.MORE NEWS: UPenn Researchers Behind COVID Vaccine Technology Win 'America's Nobel'
Here is the full schedule of games to be streamed:
- Saturday, Sept. 2: UC Davis at San Diego State, 8:30 pm ET
- Thursday, Sept. 7: Idaho State at Utah State, 8:00 pm ET
- Saturday, Sept. 9: New Mexico State at New Mexico, 8:00 pm ET
- Saturday, Sept. 23: FIU at Rice, 7:30 pm ET
- Saturday, Sept. 23: Utah State at San Jose State, 7:30 pm ET
- Saturday, Sept. 30: Texas State at Wyoming, 4:00 pm ET
- Saturday, Oct. 7: Southern Miss at UTSA, 7:00 pm ET
- Saturday, Oct. 14: Wyoming at Utah State, 4:30 pm ET
- Saturday, Oct. 21: Rice at UTSA, 7:00 pm ET
- Saturday, Oct. 28: FIU at Marshall, 2:30 pm ET
- Saturday, Nov. 4: North Texas at Louisiana Tech, 3:30 pm ET
- Saturday, Nov. 11: Southern Miss at Rice, 3:30 pm ET
- Saturday, Nov. 18: Marshall at UTSA, 7:00 pm ET
- Saturday, Nov. 25: FAU at Charlotte, 2:00 pm ET