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.
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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.
Robin Robert was a sports center broadcaster before she was on Good Morning America. Here is a brief spot.
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.