After beginning SEC play in successful fashion last weekend, LSU returns to the non-conference schedule to take on New Mexico at home on Saturday.
The game (7:30 p.m. ET start time) isn’t on regular TV, but it will stream live on both SEC Network+ (this can be watched on the ESPN app or website if you have a cable package or streaming service that includes SEC Network) and ESPN+.
Here’s a full guide on how to watch New Mexico vs LSU:
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Every game that is on SEC Network+ (which is different from the regular SEC Network TV channel) is also available live on ESPN+:
ESPN+ includes hundreds of live college football games in 2022, dozens of other live sports, every 30-for-30 documentary and additional original content (both video and written) for $9.99 per month or $99.99 per year (or $13.99 per month for a bundle of all three of ESPN+, Disney+ and Hulu).
Once signed up for ESPN+, you can watch New Mexico vs LSU live on the ESPN app or ESPN.com.
Compatible devices for the ESPN app include Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, PlayStation 4 or 5, Xbox One or Series X/S, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), Samsung Smart TV, Oculus Go, iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet.
You can watch SEC Network+ with a subscription to FuboTV. You’ll need both the main channel package and the “Sports Plus” add-on, but both can be included with your free seven-day trial:
Once signed up for FuboTV, you can watch New Mexico vs LSU live on the ESPN app (not the FuboTV app) or ESPN.com. You’ll need to sign in to a cable provider to watch this way, but you can use your Fubo credentials to do that.
DirecTV Stream has four different channel packages: “Entertainment,” “Choice,” “Ultimate” and “Premier.” You ‘ll need “Choice” or above to watch SEC Network+, but you can pick any package and any add-on you want with your free five-day trial:
Once signed up for DirecTV Stream, you can watch New Mexico vs LSU live on the ESPN app (not the DirecTV Stream app) or ESPN.com. You’ll need to sign in to a cable provider to watch this way, but you can use your DirecTV Stream credentials to do that.
You can watch SEC Network+ with a subscription to Sling TV. You’ll need the “Sling Orange + Sports Extra” bundle. This option doesn’t include a free trial, but it’s the cheapest long-term streaming service with SEC Network and SEC Network+, and you can get your first month half off:
Once signed up for Sling TV, you can watch New Mexico vs LSU live on the ESPN app (not the Sling app) or ESPN.com. You’ll need to sign in to a cable provider to watch this way, but you can use your Sling credentials to do that.
You can watch a live stream of SEC Network+ with a subscription to Hulu With Live TV, which also includes access to both ESPN+ and Disney+ at no added cost:
Once signed up for Hulu With Live TV, you can watch New Mexico vs LSU live on the Hulu app (because Hulu includes ESPN+) or Hulu website.
Compatible devices for the Hulu app include Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One or Series X/S, PlayStation 4 or 5, Nintendo Switch, Samsung TV, LG TV, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet.
You can also watch the game live on the ESPN app or ESPN.com. You’ll need to sign in to a cable provider to watch this way, but you can use your Hulu credentials to do that.
New Mexico vs LSU Preview
Both the New Mexico Lobos and the LSU Tigers have started the season 2-1, though the line in this match-up heavily favors the Tigers. The line favors them to win by over four touchdowns.
New LSU head coach Brian Kelly got his first SEC win last week against the Bulldogs of Mississippi State, which he said in his pre-game press conference this week was a good win (via CBS Sports).
“Can we handle success? That’s the question this week. Any win in the SEC is a good win. We’re at a team that has a chance to be a good team, but we have to have consistency,” said Kelly, adding, “I really like how physically and mentally our guys stayed with it until the end of the game. We have to look toward perseverance and consistency. We’ll look to improve on our overall performance and consistency for four quarters. We’re looking for a complete performance.”
In his own press conference, New Mexico head coach Danny Gonzales praised his team’s turnover margin — they forced seven turnovers in their win over UTEP last week, their first time to have seven turnovers since 1986.
“We do some turnovers stuff during fall camp but that’s not where you get turnovers,” Gonzales said. “Turnovers you get from effort and being really physical. The (turnovers) you cause come from the way we play and what we preach on defense is all 11 to the ball in bad humor and when you get there you try to cause something.”
Gonzales added that they are going to have to step up their game against LSU.
“We need to know what to do and how to do it significantly better to have a chance as we go to LSU and then get into conference games. I think our football team plays really had and that’s the seven turnovers. There’s no magical formula for turnovers … I think they’re playing hard. We’re just giving them this chance to be competitive against a more competitive football team. We have a great opportunity to go to LSU this week and have some fun,” said Gonzales, adding, “You’re either gonna go in there and compete or you’re not. I thought last year against Texas A&M, the stage was too big and we were scared. I thought our football team wasn’t prepared, I thought the moment was too much and we played like that.”
The New Mexico at LSU game kicks off Saturday, September 24 at 7:30 p.m. Eastern on the SEC Network Plus and ESPN Plus.