Charlotte vs Appalachian State Live Stream: How to Watch Online Free

Charlotte vs App State Live Stream

Getty Appalachian State Mountaineers quarterback Zac Thomas.

The Appalachian State Mountaineers football team will host the Charlotte 49ers at Kidd Brewer Stadium on Saturday in each team’s 2020 college football season opener.

The game starts at Noon ET and will be televised on ESPN2. But if you don’t have cable, here’s how to watch a live stream of Charlotte vs Appalachian State online for free:

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FuboTV

You can watch a live stream of ESPN, ESPN2 and 100-plus other TV channels on FuboTV, which you can use for free with a seven-day trial right here:

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Once signed up for FuboTV, you can watch Charlotte vs Appalachian State live on the FuboTV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Samsung Smart TV, Android TV, iPhone, Android phone, iPad, or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the FuboTV website.

You can also watch the game live via ESPN.com or the ESPN app. You’ll need to sign in to a TV provider to watch this way, but you can use your FuboTV credentials to do that.

If you can’t watch live, FuboTV also comes with 500 hours of cloud DVR space, as well as a 72-hour look-back feature, which allows you to watch the game on-demand within three days of its conclusion, even if you don’t record it.


Vidgo

You can watch a live stream of ESPN, ESPN2 and 65+ other TV channels on Vidgo, which you can use for free with a seven-day trial:

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Once signed up for Vidgo, you can watch Charlotte vs Appalachian State live on the Vidgo app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, iPhone, Android phone, iPad, or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the Vidgo website.

You can also watch the game live via ESPN.com or the ESPN app. You’ll need to sign in to a TV provider to watch this way, but you can use your Vidgo credentials to do that.


Hulu With Live TV

You can watch a live stream of ESPN and 65+ other TV channels via Hulu With Live TV, which you can try out for free with a seven-day trial:

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Once signed up for Hulu With Live TV, you can watch Charlotte vs Appalachian State live on the Hulu app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Samsung Smart TV, LG Smart TV, Android TV, iPhone, Android phone, iPad, or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the Hulu website.

You can also watch the game live via ESPN.com or the ESPN app. You’ll need to sign in to a TV provider to watch this way, but you can use your Hulu credentials to do that.

If you can’t watch live, Hulu with Live TV also comes with 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of DVR space and the ability to fast forward through commercials).


Sling TV

You can watch a live stream of ESPN, ESPN2 and 30-plus other TV channels via Sling TV’s “Sling Orange” bundle. It comes with a free three-day trial, but if you bypass that, you can get it for $20 for the first month (normally $30), and get Showtime, Starz, and Epix included for free:

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Once signed up for Sling TV, you can watch Charlotte vs Appalachian State live on the Sling TV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Samsung Smart TV, LG Smart TV, Android TV, airTV Mini, Oculus, Portal, iPhone, Android phone, iPad, or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the Sling TV website.

You can also watch the game live via ESPN.com or the ESPN app. You’ll need to sign in to a TV provider to watch this way, but you can use your Sling credentials to do that.

If you can’t watch live, Sling TV comes included with 10 hours of cloud DVR.


Charlotte vs Appalachian State Preview

The Mountaineers went 13-1 overall and 7-1 in Sun Belt action last year, closing their season with victories in the conference title game and the New Orleans Bowl.

They’re armed with the conference preseason offensive player of the year in senior quarterback Zac Thomas. He claimed the end-of-season version of the award in 2018, then watched a teammate, running back Darrynton Evans — who’s since departed for the NFL — win the award last season.

In 2019, Thomas completed 62.7 percent of his passes for 2,718 yards, 28 touchdowns and 6 picks, adding 7 scores with his legs to lead Sun Belt players in total touchdowns.

“I think [Thomas’s development is] very special,” head coach Shawn Clark said, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. “You have a guy who comes in here that has all the talent in the world with the nickname of ‘Bamm-Bamm’ because at the time, a 5-yard out route and a 60-yard bomb was the same velocity.”

Clark, formerly the team’s associate head coach, claimed the top job ahead of the team’s New Orleans Bowl victory, in the wake Eliah Drinkwitz’s departure to the Missouri Tigers.

The Mountaineers rushed for 232 yards per game in 2019, ranking 16th out of 130 FBS squads. The 49ers weren’t far behind, finishing 31st with 203.8 rushing yards per game en route to a 7-6 overall record, a 5-3 Conference USA mark and the first bowl appearance in program history.

Charlotte enjoyed a breakout year from quarterback Chris Reynolds last season. Now a junior, Reynolds completed 62.2 percent of his passes for 2,564 yards, 22 touchdowns and 11 interceptions in 2019. His 8.8 yards per passing attempts ranked second among Conference USA quarterbacks.

“Well again, I think they have a very strong run game,” Clark said Monday of the 49ers, per the Winston-Salem Journal. “And they’ve done a great job recruiting offensive linemen. And that’s one thing as an assistant coach that I spent a lot of time with. We recruit a lot of the same guys. And anytime you have a great quarterback like Chris Reynolds, he’s always going to be giving you an issue, giving you problems, because he can extend plays.”

Separated by roughly 100 miles, App State and Charlotte have met twice since the 49ers’ inaugural season in 2013. The Mountaineers triumphed 45-9 in 2018 before Charlotte put up more of a fight last year, falling 56-41 in their second season under head coach Will Healy.

“It’s no rivalry until we beat them,” Healy said, according to The Charlotte Observer. “I know our fans are excited about it, but we’ve got to beat them for it to be a rivalry. It’s a tall task, but let’s go.”


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