Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 12/19

It’s Wednesday, December 19, so we are midway through another week and the holiday is rapidly approaching. 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

Georgia freshman quarterback Justin Fields is considering a transfer from Athens, according to a report from ESPN.com that surfaced on Monday night. Fields, a former five-star recruit who was the No. 1 player in the ESPN 300, will consider all options rather than settling for two seasons behind Jake Fromm with the Bulldogs.

Kliff Kingsbury is a silky smooth dude. The former Texas Tech head coach and new USC offensive coordinator recently appeared on the “Dan Patrick Show” where he dropped a gem of a line about whether he ever flirts with recruits’ mothers.


COED Girl of the Day

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I ain't beachin' abouta thang🍗

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Today, we feature Rylie McCrary, a student at Texas Tech University. Rylie is a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority on campus.


Entertainment News

Donald Glover performed his final concert on the “This Is America” tour which will end the Childish Gambino era. Glover said before embarking on the tour that it would be his last under the Childish Gambino moniker and he held true to his word at the Forum in Los Angeles on Monday, December 17.

The grandmother of rapper Meek Mill had her home vandalized on Monday, December 17. The Philadelphia rapper took to social media to share the news with his followers and said that the home in South Philadelphia was vandalized with the word “ACORN” which is associated with the white power movement.


Viral Clip of the Day

Luka scraped the roof 👀 pic.twitter.com/puhxFfJ696

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 19, 2018

Now that is how you get an arc on your shot.


Food of the Day

Travelers at the Philadelphia airport over the holidays can get an “Emotional Support Chicken” carrier to take on their flight from the Popeyes there. pic.twitter.com/uRa46RfYho

— Jonathan Maze (@jonathanmaze) December 18, 2018

The Popeyes “Emotional Support Chicken” is exactly the kind of tongue-in-cheek promo that we need to bring a smile to our face during the holiday season.