Apr 26, 2012; New York, NY, USA; A general view of the 2012 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall. Mandatory Credit: James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

When is the 2013 NFL Draft?


When is the 2013 NFL Draft? If that is a question you have been asking yourself recently, don’t worry. You are not alone. A lot of fans across the nation are excited for the big event to kick off, but the new three day format that kicked in to effect last year has many wondering when exactly the draft begins.

Luckily for you, we have all the answers.

The draft will officially kick off on Thursday, April 25, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

It is an event that every NFL fan will want to tune in for, so you can cheer or boo your team’s newest member. So, when exactly is the draft?

Here is the critical information you will need to follow along with the draft, via NFL Communications:

WHAT: 78th Annual National Football League Player Selection Meeting.
WHERE: Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Avenue of the Americas, New York City (Between 50th and 51st Streets).
WHEN: 8:00 PM ET, Thursday, April 25 (Round 1).
6:30 PM ET, Friday, April 26 (Rounds 2-3).
Noon ET, Saturday, April 27 (Rounds 4-7).
The first round will conclude on Thursday by approximately 11:15 PM ET. In 2012, the first round consumed exactly three hours. The second and third rounds will conclude on Friday by approximately 10:30 PM ET. The second and third rounds took three hours and 48 minutes in 2012. The draft will conclude by approximately 7:30 PM ET on Saturday with the final four rounds. Rounds 4 through 7 took seven hours and 17 minutes in 2012.

The draft is always a treat for NFL fans, so be sure that you tune in and see who the newest players to rock your favorite teams uniforms will be, and stay tuned to FanSided.com throughout the draft for the latest news, rumors and analysis of every pick.

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