Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 9/19

Wake up, it’s Wednesday, Sept. 19. 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

Where is Malik Henry? The former highly-touted Florida State quarterback transfer found a home at the JUCO level with Independence Community College in Kansas last season. The program was featured on season 3 of the Netflix hit show Last Chance U, but it was unclear what the next step for Henry was going to be.

The Maxwell Football Club have announced their outstanding performers for Week 4 of the 2018 college football season. On Tuesday, Sept. 18, the Maxwell Award Player of the Week and Chuck Bednarik Award Player of the Week have been announced. The Player of the Week is awarded to the best overall performance on offense, defense or special teams, while the Bednarik Award is given for defensive excellence.


Girl of the Day

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spring break forever.🍍

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Meet Taylor Peterson, an Indiana girl who is now a student at the University of Florida and a member of the Zeta sorority.


Entertainment News

With week 2 of the fantasy season gone by, it’s time to look at which players you should be targeting for your starting lineup during this upcoming weekend.

What would you do if you were caught in class using your cell phone? Chances are you would try to bargain with the teacher in order to keep your trusty device in your pocket before it gets confiscated and you can’t have it for the rest of the day.


Viral Clip of the Day

He called game and broke ankles at the same time 😎 #SCtop10

(via @uncgsports) pic.twitter.com/KjP9C83Zn3

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) September 19, 2018

Leeroy Maguraushe of UNC-Greensboro was able to close out the game with an incredible goal and ankle-breaking shot.


Food of the Day

Coca-Cola is in talks to make marijuana-infused drinks: https://t.co/BzEuI1xnJI pic.twitter.com/EMAiUNEP5O

— FORTUNE (@FortuneMagazine) September 17, 2018

Coca Cola is considering entering the marijuana department with some THC infused drinks and we are excited.