Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 1/11

It’s Friday, January 11, so everyone can start preparing for the weekend. 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, the Oklahoma football star and reigning Heisman Trophy winner, is one of the most intriguing 2019 NFL Draft prospects. Murray, who already has a contract with the MLB’s Oakland Athletics, has been a topic of debate as a two-sport star. Will he ultimately focus on baseball or will he choose to pursue an NFL career?

The Tate Martell era at Ohio State is over before it even got a chance to start. On Thursday, January 10, it was reported that Martell has officially put his name in the NCAA’s transfer database which signals the likely end of his time in Columbus.


COED Girl of the Day

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Today, we feature Sarina DiDino, a student at Bryant University. Sarina is an ambassador for Jheeez bikinis and also an avid dancer and dance teacher.


Entertainment News

Kehlani surprised everyone with her new single “Nights Like This.” It is the first single for the artist since the birth of her daughter. The track features Ty Dolla $ign and tells the story of a broken-hearted Kehlani reminiscing about her former lover.

Sam Smith and Normani, a former member of Fifth Harmony, have teamed up and finally released their long-anticipated collaboration “Dancing With A Stranger.” The track was released early Friday, January 11 and delivered in a big way.


Viral Clip of the Day

.@UCF_Football QB McKenzie Milton almost lost his leg after a gruesome injury during the Knights' Week 13 game vs. USF.

A month later, he's back in the gym leg pressing 40 pounds 💪 pic.twitter.com/c2v3QXu3tJ

— ESPN (@espn) January 10, 2019

UCF QB McKenzie Milton almost lost his leg after a gruesome injury during the Knights’ Week 13 game vs. USF. A month later, he’s back in the gym leg pressing 40 pounds.


Food of the Day

Guava & Sea Salt Cream and Cookie Donuts ⁦@TheSaltyDonut⁩ ⁦@KariVanHorn⁩ 🍩 pic.twitter.com/CZVgGvYQF6

— Eating Beagles (@EatingBeagles) January 10, 2019

The Salty Donut in South Miami is set to take artisanal donuts to the next level.