Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 12/27

It’s Thursday, December 27, and before we know it we will be ringing in a new year.  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

Kyler Murray was unavailable to the media on Wednesday, December 26. The Oklahoma football star and reigning Heisman Trophy winner was a late scratch from Orange Bowl Media Day when after he informed the Sooners staff that he was feeling under the weather.

Some big news surfaced regarding the 2019 NFL Draft. Oregon football star Justin Herbert, who was widely regarded as the best available quarterback in this year’s draft class, announced his surprising NFL Draft decision.


COED Girl of the Day

Today, we remain in the Southeastern Conference and feature Olivia Randolph, a student at the University of Georgia. Olivia is a member of the Kappa Delta sorority on campus.


Entertainment News

It has been a good year for gaming. The long-awaited sequel to Red Dead Redemption came out, God of War was fantastic, and Insomniac created an amazing Spider-Man game, to name a few. Gamers everywhere rejoiced as a multitude of great games came out, but now we look to the next year to see what surprises come with it. While 2018 was great, it seems 2019 will prove to be just as if not better. Here are the top 15 most anticipated games of 2019.

The latest rap beef between Bone Thugs-n-Harmony rapper Layzie Bone and Atlanta hip hop trio Migos is ramping up. After going after the trio on social media after Migos claimed to be the “biggest group in the world,” Layzie Bone decided to pick things up with a brand new diss track that takes direct aim at the group made up of Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff.


Viral Clip of the Day

“Juve’s savior! 13 minutes to go, a man down and there’s the man they turn to!”

Cristiano Ronaldo keeps Juventus’ unbeaten streak alive. pic.twitter.com/mcEiWG3YbB

— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) December 26, 2018

Thanks to some late heroics from Cristiano Ronaldo, the Juventus unbeaten streak is still alive.


Food of the Day

Sticky’s Finger Joint in New York City always impresses with their sauced up chicken fingers and fries, proving they earn the title of “Best Damn Chicken Finger You Will Ever Have.”