NFL Draft Day and Free Tim McGraw Concert
The NFL draft is right around the corner April 26th to be precise and this year the Draft venue is slated to be one of the hottest tickets around. Nashville will get the honors of hosting this years NFL draft and is being promoted as the biggest event in Nashville history with an estimated 300,000 fans in attendance. That could dwarf even Nashville’s CMA’s for number of attendees throughout the event.
Not only is Nashville the home of the Tennessee Titans but also Country Music, the two have always seemed to go hand in hand over the decades. This year the fans of both are in for a treat. Tim McGraw who is a hugh fitness junkie and just so happens to be a member of the Nashville Local Organizing Committee for the draft will be performing a free concert. Read more about it HERE
Tim McGraw is scheduled to perform on the Draft Main Stage on Friday April 26th right after player selections. This will be a free concert for all attendees.
Later in the year he will also be performing at the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio — the home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. It has long been rumored that he might eventually make a bid for team ownership. He became co owner of Arena Football League’s Nashville Kats back in 2004.
Tim McGraw has sports in his blood his father the late Tug McGraw played for the New York Mets , who also is famous for coining the phrase “You Gotta Believe” during the Mets World Series run in 1986.
NFL Draft a little history:
The NFL draft first started back in Feb. 8, 1936 and it was held at Philadelphia’s Ritz-Carlton Hotel. It consisted of only 90 players back than and the player list was compiled only from newspaper reports and recommendations mainly.
This year 2019,just on the college level there is a record breaking 135 underclassmen that are eligible. Now this is in addition to the entire pool 3,500 or so players who could be drafted. A far cry form the first NFL draft in 1936!! This will be the 84th meeting of the National Football League franchises to select newly eligible players. The draft will be held on April 25–27 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Will your favorite players be drafted and if yes by whom?
This year make it the best ever be sure to not only get your favorite team gear ready,but deck out your four legged team buddy also with the latest in NFL Pet Supplies
It is almost kickoff time are ya ready for some football!!