Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 12/6

It is Throwback Thursday, December 6. 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

The Colorado football program has announced its next head coach. On Wednesday, December 5, the Buffaloes announced that Mel Tucker will be serving as the program’s new leading man. Tucker spent the last three years as the defensive coordinator and secondary coach at the University of Georgia.

The 2018-19 College Football Playoff is set after the selection committee announced its final rankings of the season following Championship Weekend. And with the rankings now in, the college football bowl season has taken shape.

COED Girl of the Day

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Today, we feature Alyssa Emlee, a student at the University of Southern California.

Alyssa has amassed a following of nearly 15,000 followers on Instagram.

Viral Clip of the Day

Zion ↗️Barrett off the glass! #SCtop10

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 6, 2018

The Duke Blue Devils are just playing with the rest of the country at this point.

Food of the Day

THE GRITTY at @urbansaloon: Cheetos-Crusted Chicken, Cheddar 🧀, Cheddar Ranch Dressing + Flamin’ Hot Cheetos

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) November 16, 2018

We aren’t exactly sure what Urban Saloon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is trying to do, but they managed to come up with this ridiculous sandwich covered in Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, chicken, cheddar cheese, and a “cheddar cheese ranch.” Don’t judge me.