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2015 NFL Draft Schedule: Dates, times, TV channels and more

Here are the times for each of the three days of the draft, as well as the schedules for additional draft-related TV coverage.

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We are finally one day away from the 2015 NFL Draft. This year's draft will not be held at New York Cities Radio City Music Hall, but instead at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre.

As usual we will have the option to watch the draft on either ESPN or NFL Network(or both). ESPN will have Chris Berman, Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and a host of others covering the 2015 NFL Draft. NFL Network will have Rich Eisen, Deion Sanders, Mike Mayock as well as a host of others to cover all things NFL Draft.

With all that said, let's take a look at the dates times, TV broadcast details and other nuggets to get you prepared for the 2015 NFL Draft.

Day 1, Round One: Thursday, April 30th

6:00 PM Mountain

The first round begins at 6pm and will be televised on both ESPN and NFL Network. Each team will have 10 minutes to make their selection. Both networks will have coverage leading up to the first round much of the day. Here's the full draft day schedule for both networks.


12:30 PM to 1:30 - NFL Insiders

1:30 to 2:30 -  NFL Live

5:00 -  SportsCenter Special: Draft Countdown``

NFL Network:

8:00 AM to 11am - Path to the Draft

11am to 4:00 PM - NFL Draft Kickoff

4:00 to 5:30 - NFL Draft Gold Carpet

5:30 to 6:00 - NFL Draft Kickoff

Day 2, Rounds Two and Three - Friday, May 1st

5:00 PM Mountain

The second round will have seven minutes per pick, and the third round five minutes (with the exception of the three compensatory picks after the third round, which get four minutes each). Here's the full draft day schedule for both networks.


12:30 PM to 1:30 - NFL Insiders

1:30 to 2:30 -  NFL Live

NOTE: Friday's draft coverage will be televised on ESPN2.

NFL Network

8:00 AM to 11am - Path to the Draft

11am to 5:00 PM - NFL Draft Kickoff

Day 3, Rounds Four through Seven - Saturday, May 2nd

10:00 AM Mountain

The 2015 NFL Draft wraps up with the final four rounds. Picks in rounds four through six are five minutes each, while the seventh round and all compensatory picks are four minutes apiece. Here's the full draft day schedule for both networks.

NFL Network

9:00 AM to 12 noon - Path to the Draft

NOTE: ESPN is not having any pre-draft shows on Saturday

Radio and Streaming info:

Radio: ESPN Rado

Online Streaming: NFL.comWatchESPN

Players attending the 2015 NFL Draft:

Top prospects will be heading to Chicago to hear their names called by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in person at the 2015 NFL Draft. Twenty-eight college prospects have accepted an invitation to attend the April 30-May 2 draft.

Here's the full list of players attending the 2015 NFL Draft.

  1. RB Melvin Gordon, Wisconsin
  2. RB Todd Gurley, Georgia
  3. WR DeVante Parker, Louisville
  4. WR Breshad Perriman, Central Florida
  5. WR Devin Smith, Ohio State
  6. WR Jaelen Strong, Arizona State
  7. WR Kevin White, West Virginia
  8. OL La'el Collins, LSU
  9. OL Cameron Erving, Florida State
  10. OL D.J. Humphries, Florida
  11. OL Cedric Ogbuehi, Texas A&M
  12. OL Andrus Peat, Stanford
  13. OL Brandon Scherff, Iowa
  14. OL Donovan Smith, Penn State
  15. OL Laken Tomlinson, Duke
  16. S Landon Collins, Alabama
  17. CB Kevin Johnson, Wake Forest
  18. CB Byron Jones, Connecticut
  19. CB Trae Waynes, Michigan State
  20. LB Benardrick McKinney
  21. LB/DE Vic Beasley, Clemson
  22. LB/DE Alvin "Bud" Dupree, Kentucky
  23. LB/DE Dante Fowler, Jr., Florida
  24. LB/DE Randy Gregory, Nebraska
  25. LB/DE Shane Ray, Missouri
  26. DL Arik Armstead, Oregon
  27. DL Danny Shelton, Washington
  28. DL Leonard Williams, USC

Broncos Picks:

  • 1st round, pick 28
  • 2nd round, pick 29
  • 3rd round, pick 92
  • 4th round, pick 133
  • 5th round, pick 143
  • 5th round, pick 164
  • 6th round, pick 203
  • 7th round, pick 250
  • 7th round, pick 251
  • 7th round, pick 252