Wake up, it’s Thursday, July 12. College life can be busy, so at times it can be tough to keep up with the daily news cycle. That’s why we bring you Campus Connect, where you can catch the latest news in college sports and entertainment to keep on top of the buzz that everyone on campus will be talking about.
What happened last night? What events are coming up today? We have you covered with all of that and more.
Let’s dive right in.
College Sports News
We’re practically halfway through July, and if you’re a football fan, you know what that means. Fantasy Football is right around the corner, and it’s time to start putting together a strategy. Here at CampusSports, we understand the importance of fantasy prep; dozens of mock drafts, hours of analyzing the numbers from last year, touchdowns, receptions, yards, bye weeks, everything.
The 2018 college football season is just around the corner and conferences are beginning to release their watchlists for top awards and preseason all-conference teams. On Wednesday, July 11, the Big 12 became the first team to announce its preseason all-conference team. Leading the way in the Big 12 was West Virginia Mountaineers star quarterback Will Grier.
COED Girl of the Day
Meet Kennedy Brown, a member of the Baylor soccer team and the fiancee of Auburn quarterback Jarrett Stidham.
EA Sports has released the Madden 19 player ratings. While we have previously had a look at the preliminary ratings for the upcoming edition of the long-running game, EA Sports released the official ratings on Wednesday, July 11. When it was all said and done, a total of seven players had a perfect overall rating of 99.
Highlight of the Day
He had the ball on a string 👀
(via koi.baller23/Instagram) pic.twitter.com/ONqvjzPSXK
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 12, 2018
Look at this little guy, showing off his handles. Harlem Globetrotters, here he comes.
Food of the Day
— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) July 12, 2018
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have hit a home run with this hot dog topped with grilled onions, mac n cheese, and brisket.