It’s Monday, January 21, meaning it is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 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
Zion Williamson is the most electrifying player in college football and arguably the most dynamic player in recent memory. But that hasn’t stopped some from saying the Duke Blue Devils star should stay off of the court. In fact, ESPN analyst and former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen suggested that Williamson should sit out the remainder of the 2018-19 season. Williamson has now responded.
Mel Kiper had dropped his first mock draft of 2019. The ESPN NFL Draft guru unveiled his predictions for the spring, with consensus No. 1 pick Nick Bosa going with the top pick.
COED Girl of the Day
Today, we feature Tiani Reeves, a student-athlete at the University of Nebraska. Tiani was a walk-on member of the Cornhuskers’ volleyball team but ultimately decided to leave to join the track-and-field program. In high school, she was a five-time state champion in the long and triple jumps.
The AFC Championship was an instant classic, with Tom Brady leading the New England Patriots to an overtime win over the Kansas City Chiefs. But it may have been former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and CBS announcer Tony Romo who really stole the show.
Viral Clip of the Day
This New Orleans Saints fan had a really difficult time dealing with the team’s heartbreaking loss to the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC Championship.
Food of the Day
Arrowhead Stadium had a wild dish in-stadium for the AFC Championship Game, with the “Let’s Roll Tacos” which featured pork belly, citrus pomegranate relish, and a hot pepper jam.