Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 9/6

It’s Thursday, Sept. 6. 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

Minnesota football player Zach Annexstad received a call from an inspirational figure. The true freshman walk-on quarterback received a personal phone call from former walk-on quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield.

The Kansas football program continues to fight for relevancy. After a miserable 1-11 campaign last season, the Jayhawks got off to another rough start by losing to Nicholls State in the season opener.

COED Girl of the Day

Meet Amanda Compton, a member of the Clemson cheerleading squad.

Entertainment News

EW has released the first images from the upcoming Marvel Studios film Captain Marvel. Starring Academy Award-winning actress Brie Larson, Captain Marvel marks the first time that an MCU film will star a female character in the lead role. Captain Marvel is rumored to be one of, if not the, strongest heroes in the MCU.

Viral Clip of the Day

Elevating the golf game 🏌️ #SCtop10 (via GM__Golf/Instagram)

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) September 6, 2018

Sometimes it is okay to be corny

Food of the Day

We have to take pizza to the next level.