ABC will broadcast all three days of the 2019 NFL Draft for the first time ever.
According to ESPN reports, Robert will host the prime-time broadcast of Round 1 from an ABC set located on Broadway in Nashville. Rece Davis and the crew from College GameDay Built by The Home Depot will join her as co-host on a separate set.
Roberts made the announcement on Monday via GMA stating, “As a former college athlete and devoted football fan, I am thrilled to host such an exciting event that honors the hard work and talent of student-athletes.” Adding, “I’m looking forward to working with my ESPN colleagues again and watching dreams come true!”
The anchor previously covered the NFL Draft for ESPN and was a regular contributor to NFL PrimeTime. During the broadcast, Robins will be conducting interviews and highlight the prospects selected by NFL teams during the draft.
The 2019 NFL Draft will start on Thursday, April 25th, 8:00 p.m. ET, on the ABC Television Network and streaming. With the second and third rounds happening Friday night.