The 2021 National Football League draft will take place this weekend with live TV coverage on Sky Sports.
This will be the 86th annual meeting of NFL franchises to select newly eligible players and will be held in Cleveland from Thursday 29th – Saturday 1st May.
The Jacksonville Jaguars, who finished with the worst record in 2020, hold the draft’s first overall selection.
Every year, the NFL’s 32 franchises have their pick – 254 picks, in fact – across seven rounds and three days as the cream of college football talent are given their chance to enter the league for the 2021 season.
Sky’s coverage gets underway at 8.00pm (Thursday 29th April) on Sky Sports Action, and will run right through until the final selection of the first round.
Rich Eisen will anchor the coverage with draft specialist Daniel Jeremiah on hand to offer his expert opinion through the day one drama.
Day two’s coverage begins at 9.00pm on Friday night, while day three starts at 3.00pm on Saturday afternoon – all live on Sky Sports Action.
Day One – Thursday 29th April – 8.00pm (build up) 1.00am Draft time – Sky Sports Action
Day Two – Friday 30th April – 9.00pm – Sky Sports Action
Day Three – Saturday 1st May – 3.00pm – Sky Sports Action