How to watch, listen and follow the 2023 NFL Draft

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KANSAS CITY – The 2023 NFL Draft begins Thursday night at 8 p.m. ET on ABC, ESPN and NFL Network and the Virginia Tech football team is expected to make some noise in the seven-round draft that takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

TV: ABC, ESPN and NFL Network

The first two days will feature individualized broadcasts on each channel, and then Day 3 will feature an ESPN broadcast simulcast on ABC. ESPN will feature a broadcast focused more on the NFL side of things, while ABC will feature a more college-centric broadcast that includes the College GameDay team.

ESPN: Mike Greenberg (host), Mel Kiper Jr. (analyst), Louis Riddick (analyst), Booger McFarland (analyst), Suzy Kolber (NFL reporter), Adam Schefter (NFL insider), Chris Mortensen (NFL Insider), Sal Paolantonio (NFL reporter), Ed Werner (NFL reporter), Dianna Russini (NFL reporter), Jeff Darlington (NFL reporter) and Kimberly A. Martin (NFL reporter).
ABC: Rece Davis (host), Kirk Herbstreit (analyst), Desmond Howard (analyst), Todd McShay (analyst), David Pollack (analyst), Pete Thamel (college football reporter), Samantha Ponder (draftee interviewer), Robert Griffin III (analyst) and Laura Rutledge (draftee interviewer).

NFL Network: Rich Eisen (host), Daniel Jeremiah (NFL insider), Charles Davis (analyst), Joel Klatt (analyst), Kurt Warner (analyst), Ian Rapaport (NFL insider) and Melissa Stark (NFL reporter). 

Online: and

The three-day event will be able to be seen on your mobile device via the ESPN and NFL Network apps, as well as on your laptops, desktops and tablets on and

Radio: ESPN Radio

ESPN Radio's coverage will be made up of 11-year NFL vet and 2005 NFL Draftee, Chris Canty, former NFL General Manager Mike Tannenbaum, Ian Fitzsimmons and host Chris Carlin. NFL Draft analyst Jordan Reid will join Tannenbaum and Fitzsimmons on Friday and Saturday.


Fans can monitor the draft through the NFL's DraftTracker, a handy tool that shows each selection, analysis of upcoming picks and each teams' top needs at each spot, as well as a headshot and bio on the player selected.

Follow on Social Media:

Another great way to keep up with the action is following along on Tech's social media accounts.

Twitter: @HokiesFB | @HokieSports
Facebook: VirginiaTechFB | HokieSports
Instagram: @HokiesFB | @HokieSports
Tik-Tok: @HokiesFootball | @HokieSports