How to Watch, Listen and Follow the 2021 NFL Draft

The 2021 NFL Draft is the 86th annual opportunity for more than 300 future stars and hall-of-famers find out if they get the opportunity to live out their dream of being professional athletes in the National Football League.

Who might the Texans draft? Check out the latest Mock Draft survey here!

2021 NFL Draft Schedule, Dates & Times

April 29: Round 1 at 7:00 p.m. CT
April 30: Rounds 2-3 at 6:00 p.m. CT
May 1: Rounds 4-7 at 11:00 a.m. CT

Texans LIVE: NFL Draft Show

Tune in on Thursday at 7 p.m. CT to, Texans App, YouTube, Facebook or Twitter to join Drew Dougherty and John Harris as they preview the 2021 NFL Draft with special calls from Marc Vandermeer and Deepi Sidhu.

Day 1 (4/29): 5:00 p.m.
Day 2 (4/30): 4:30 p.m.
Day 3 (5/1): 9:00 a.m.

24/7 Texans Updates

For 24/7 coverage of the NFL Draft, check out Texans Draft Central presented by Miller Lite here on any desktop or mobile device!
On the go? Download the Houston Texans App to have Texans Draft Central in your pocket with exclusive experiences to win prizes, test your knowledge with Texans Draft Trivia, learn about each Texans Draft pick and more!

Win Texans Draft Prizes

The Texans are picking eight winning fans throughout the 2021 NFL Draft with The Pick is WIN presented by Miller Lite! Enter here for a chance to win awesome prizes like:
- Whataburger for a Year
- Mattress Firm Sleepy's Gel Matrix Queen Mattress and Box Spring
- Bose Headphones 
- Papa John's for a Year
- Texans Autograph Whitney Mercilus Football and Miller Lite Prize Pack
- Prize Pack include Miller Lite cornhole boards, ML beer bucket, socks, t-shirt and cups
- Two (2) Tickets to a Houston Texans home game
- Texans Autographed Justin Reed Football and Verizon Prize Pack
- $100 Fanatics Gift Card


The 2021 NFL Draft will air on NFL Network, ESPN and ABC-13. Sign up here to watch through your TV provider!

Listen to SportsRadio 610 all weekend long for NFL Draft coverage.

Day 1 (4/29): 6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Day 2 (4/30): 6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Day 3 (5/1): 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Tune in to Texans All-Access: 2021 Draft Sunday night on KTRK ABC-13 at 11:00 p.m. for an in-depth recap of the Texans Draft and exclusive interviews.


Highlights from the NFL Draft and behind-the-scenes updates on the Texans 2021 picks will be available for free on along with the Houston Texans app, available on iOS and Google Play.


Make a difference this draft. Join players, teams, fans and communities around the country in the NFL Draft-A-Thon, a three-day virtual fundraiser in support of COVID-19 relief efforts. Donate here.

Texans Representation at the NFL Draft

Your 2021 Inner Circle is comprised of our dedicated Season Ticket Members hand selected out of hundreds of nominations that are teachers and are fully vaccinated. These members received a free trip to the NFL Draft in Cleveland and will be a part of exclusive experiences. Learn more about them here.

Military Family Combine presented by Miller Lite

The Houston Texans invited 20 military families for a combine for snacks, a short program with the McNairs and special appearances from TORO, Houston Texans Cheerleaders and Texans Legends.

Fan of the Year

Fan of the Year is a League-wide initiative, honoring one fan from each team as the most influential fan. Our Fan of the Year is best known as Two Cans Dan, and he will be representing the Houston Texans at the NFL Draft but announcing one of our draft picks!

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