Luke Bryan, Bobby Bones To Be a Part of ABC's Coverage in Nashville at NFL Draft


NASHVILLE – Country music star Luke Bryan and radio personality Bobby Bones will be in Nashville and part of ABC's NFL Draft coverage.

Bryan, an "American Idol" judge, and Bones, a mentor on the show, will join ABC's first-time prime-time coverage of the NFL Draft, live from Music City, on "2019 NFL Draft on ABC."

The NFL Draft begins next Thursday, April 25, and ABC's coverage will begin at 7 p.m. CDT.

Bryan and Bones will be on the Thursday night telecast, and Bones will also be seen on the second night of ABC's NFL Draft coverage, on Friday night. The NFL Draft is scheduled for April 25-27.

Their appearances were announced tonight on ABC's live "American Idol" telecast from Los Angeles.

"Good Morning America"'s Robin Roberts and ESPN's Rece Davis, Kirk Herbstreit and the entire College GameDay crew will headline night one of ABC's coverage of the NFL Draft. Davis and Herbstreit will be joined by analysts Lee Corso, Desmond Howard, David Pollack and reporter Tom Rinaldi on both prime-time telecasts.

Per an ESPN release, Bryan will join the GameDay hosts on night one, while Bones will serve as roving reporter from the streets of Nashville on both nights. As previously announced, Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback and 2018 NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes also will be a special guest with Roberts before Round 1 of the NFL Draft kicks off.

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