College football fans are in for a treat at the first four episodes of Miles to Go debut today. The new series is available exclusively on Big 12 Now on Disney’s ESPN+ streaming service. 

What’s happening:

  • The first four episodes of Miles to Go are debuting today and available now, exclusively on Big 12 Now on ESPN+.
  • Providing fans unprecedented, behind-the-scenes access to the process of building a college football program, Miles to Go follows Kansas Head Football Coach Les Miles and Athletic Director Jeff Long as they work to bring Kansas football to national prominence.
  • The 18-part series will cover the entire 2019 Kansas football season from start to finish, with new episodes premiering every Thursday on Big 12 Now on ESPN+.
  • The first four episodes give fans a look at the Jayhawks’ offseason, including Long’s hiring of Miles and virtually every major decision leading up to the opening game, from fundraising, contract negotiations, building the coaching staff, preparing the players and more.

  • Earlier this year, the Big 12 Conference and ESPN agreed to significantly expand their existing rights agreement, which runs through 2024-25.
  • The expanded agreement includes hundreds of additional Big 12 sports events presented annually on the new Big 12 Now on ESPN+ and will start for Baylor, Kansas, Kansas State and Oklahoma State beginning this year.
  • Iowa State, TCU, Texas Tech and West Virginia will join in 2020.
  • Big 12 football exclusively on Big 12 Now on ESPN+ includes:
    • Saturday, August 31 games:
      • Stephen F. Austin vs. Baylor
      • Nicholls State vs. Kansas State
    • Saturday, September 7 games:
      • Kansas will face Coastal Carolina
      • McNeese State vs. Oklahoma State
    • All four games will begin at 7 pm ET.

About ESPN+

  • ESPN+ is the multi-sport, direct-to-consumer video service from The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) segment and ESPN.
  • Programming on ESPN+ includes:
    • MLB
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    • New and exclusive series
    • Acclaimed studio shows
    • The full library of ESPN’s award-winning 30 for 30 films.
  • Fans can subscribe to ESPN+ for just $4.99 a month (or $49.99 per year) and can cancel at any time.


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