Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 7/31

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The week rolls on and it’s a perfect time to enjoy some tacos with Tuesday, July 31 closing out the month. 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

Baker Mayfield capped off his college career as a Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback for the Oklahoma Sooners before going on to become the No. 1 overall pick of the Cleveland Browns in the 2018 NFL Draft, But what would have happened if Mayfield would have never made the move to Norman?

The UGA football program continues to strike gold on the recruiting trail. After an incredible first two years under head coach Kirby Smart, the Bulldogs are continuing to lure five-star athletes to Athens. The latest top-ranked prospect to join Georgia is five-star running back John Emery.


COED Girl of the Day

By now, everyone should be familiar with Emily Wilkinson. But if you are not, Cleveland Browns fans will soon find out that she is one of the rising NFL WAGs and the fiancee of No. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield.


Entertainment News

The main cast of Guardians of the Galaxy has released a joint statement in defense of fired director James Gunn. The letter has been signed by franchise stars Chris Pratt, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Sean Gunn and Michael Rooker.

You can find a lot at Comic-Con, from collectibles to celebrities. But, there are always a few attendees who stand out from most. Yes, there are a lot of attendees who stand out with their costumes and prominent personalities. Though, these select few have managed to create a new level of creativity and humor. Here are our top five Comic-Con Stereotypes you will always find at any comic book convention.


Highlight of the Day

One of the best feelings in the world man… this is the best part of the game of football, being able to be a positive light to someone! This is a moment I'll definitely never forget! @NFL pic.twitter.com/32yF0s6JKp

— Jamal Adams (@TheAdamsEra) July 30, 2018

New York Jets defensive back Jamal Adams took some time during training camp to meet with a fan and autograph his jersey. To say he made the fan’s day would be an understatement.


Food of the Day

In the spirit of Taco Tuesday, check out this mouth-watering adobada marinated pork taco from Los Tacos No. 1 in New York City.