NFL Sunday Ticket Now Available To College Students At A Discount

nflsundayticketCollege students often live far from where they grew up, meaning they can’t usually watch their hometown NFL team play on Sunday afternoons. DirecTV and its new parent AT&T are hoping to reach these young football fans by offering a discounted rate for online access to NFL Sunday Ticket.

The awkwardly branded “NFLSundayTicket.TV U” is being made available to students actively enrolled at 4-year colleges in the U.S. for the starting price of $100 (paid in four monthly installments of $25), half the price of the online package offered to non-students.

In order to get that discount, students need to go to, click the Check Eligibility button — and then click on the “NFLSUNDAYTICKET.TV for students” link.

This will bring up a form where you enter your school, name, and birthdate. (HINT: If your school starts with “University of…” it’s best to start with the least common word in the school’s name).

For fun, we tried to see if we could fool the form into deeming our fictional student eligible for the discount, but we were immediately rejected with a note reading, “We couldn’t find your student record,” and a link to upload documents if we wanted to prove their info was incorrect.

Be careful that DirecTV and AT&T are marketing this plan as “$24.99/month” and the non-student streaming plan as “$49.99/month.” These are not monthly subscriptions that you can cancel once your team starts out the season 0-4. Subscribers are locked into these packages for the full amount once the season starts.

“Subscription cannot be downgraded or cancelled (in part or in whole) after the day immediately preceding the first Sunday of the 2015 NFL regular season (Saturday, September 12, 2015) and subscription fees cannot be refunded,” reads the incredibly fine gray-on-black print on this deal:


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