There will be no shortage of ways to enjoy the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship Game between Oregon and Ohio State Monday night.
In what is expected to draw close to 30 million television viewers, ESPN is giving the title game royal treatment.
In addition to the traditional telecast on ESPN, the network will supplement its coverage with what it being billed as the CFP Megacast. The Megacast will feature different shows and productions across ESPN’s many platforms to enhance your viewing experience.
Kickoff is scheduled for ESPN at 8:30 p.m. Eastern at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
The ESPN College GameDay crew of Fowler, Herbstreit, Desmond Howard and Lee Corso get things started at 4 p.m. Eastern with a 2-hour show.
After that, ESPN will air another 2-hour special leading up to the game. Championship Drive: College Football Playoff National Championship Preview will air from 6-8 p.m. Eastern.
The game can also be heard on ESPN Radio. Mike Tirico (play-by-play) and Todd Blackledge (analysis) get the call. They will be joined by reporters Holly Rowe and Joe Schad. Rules expert Bill Lemonnier will also be part of the team.
Here’s how to watch online and on mobile:
Watch Oregon-Ohio State Online
If you have the log-in info for a cable subscription with access to Watch ESPN, you can watch the game at WatchESPN.com. You’ll need a cable log-in and password, or the log-in and password of someone you know, to access the stream.
Watch Oregon-Ohio State on Mobile
Mobile and tablet users with access to Watch ESPN can watch the game on the Watch ESPN app. As is the case with desktop, you’ll need the log-in for a cable subscription with access to ESPN. You can download the app for free in the App Store , the Google Play store, the Amazon App store or the Windows Store.
Watch Oregon-Ohio State on CFP Megacast
Here’s a rundown of what Megacast will consist of:
Film Room (ESPN2): Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen, Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi, and Nebraska coach Mike Riley analyze film as the game as it happens. Chris Spielman and Tom Luginbill are also part of this segment.
ESPN Voices (ESPNU): A panel of analysts from other sports – Jay Bilas, Aaron Boone, Julie Foudy, Barry Melrose, Mark Schlereth, and Michael Wilbon – discuss the game.
Off the Ball (ESPNEWS): Host Bob Wischusen and analysts Kevin Carter, Matt Millen, Jason Sehorn, Matt Stinchcomb, and Amani Toomer provide in-depth analysis.
Sounds of the Game (ESPN Classic): 100 microphones throughout the stadium give you the sounds of what’s going on inside the stadium without any announcers. This will also include the pregame and halftime ceremonies/entertainment.
Spanish Language Call: ESPN Deportes will provide a traditional telecast of the game with Eduardo Varela and analyst Pablo Viruega providing a Spanish language call of the action. The game will also be available in Spanish on ESPN Deportes Radio.
Home Team Radio (ESPN3/WatchESPN): The Oregon and Ohio State radio calls will be streamed over the telecast. Oregon’s Jerry Allen, analyst Mike Jorgensen, reporter Joey McMurray and host Chase Morgan, and Ohio State’s Paul Keels with analyst Jim Lachey and reporter Marty Bannister are on the call.
Command Center (ESPN Goal Line): Commercial-free coverage, with split-screen instant replays, multiple angles, and isolated views on the coaches.
SpiderCam (ESPN3/WatchESPN): Overhead coverage of the game.
Taco Bell Student Section (ESPN3/WatchESPN): Coverage of the fans for both teams.
Data Center (ESPN3/WatchESPN): Analytical data and social media content.
Around the World: ESPN’s game coverage will be available to the men and women serving in the United States military branches in 175 countries through the American Forces Network. Fans in 146 countries around the world will be able to view the game on ESPN International and ESPN Deportes platforms.