Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 1/16

It’s Wednesday, January 16, and the realization that football season is over is really starting to sink in. 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 UCF football program has made a big addition to its roster, with former Notre Dame Fighting Irish quarterback Brandon Wimbush announcing that he will be transferring from South Bend to Orlando.

Tee Martin is coming home. According to multiple media reports, the former Vols football star is returning to Knoxville where he will be joining head coach Jeremy Pruitt’s coaching staff. Martin previously led Tennessee to a national championship when he served as the team’s quarterback.


COED Girl of the Day

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my lil monster 🐩💕

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Today, we feature Blakely Smith, a student at Arizona State University. Blakely is a fashion model, legal assistant and future attorney.


Entertainment News

Professional funny man Jonah Hill is trying something new to stay in shape. In a post on social media, Hill showed the world that he has been hitting the mats for the past couple of months and has been working on his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu skills.

Jazz Fest will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2019 and on Tuesday, January 15 the event organizers officially announced the loaded lineup of acts that will be taking the stage from April 25-28 and May 2-5 in New Orleans.


Viral Clip of the Day

Unseeded Frances Tiafoe channeled @KingJames after upsetting No. 6 seed Kevin Anderson at the Aussie Open 💪 pic.twitter.com/llwdFT4LCk

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 16, 2019

The unthinkable happened.


Food of the Day

There isn’t really much more to say about this masterpiece.