Kirk Herbstreit out with medical issue

Kirk Herbstreit, superstar football broadcaster for ESPN and Amazon

Announced he will not be able to partake in the 2022 NFL Draft coverage after his physicians discovered a blood clot.

“Unfortunately, I will not be able to come out to Vegas and be part of this year’s coverage,” Herbstreit told on Twitter.

Herbstreit, 52, is one of the biggest stars in the sports media business.

In addition to being an analyst for the NFL Draft, he has long been on ESPN’s

The Worldwide Leader will now be without two of its top draft analysts on-site in Vegas

 Mel Kiper Jr. saying last week he’d be working the event remotely due to his unvaccinated status.

Herbstreit reiterated his love for the NFL Draft, and pledged to be at next year’s in Kansas City.