Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 4/12

It’s Friday, April 12, and the weekend is finally here. 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 2019 NFL Draft is right around the corner. The Arizona Cardinals will officially be on the clock on April 25 and are leaning towards taking Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray, according to the latest draft buzz. The Heisman Trophy winner is one of 23 prospects attending the draft in Nashville, the league announced.

The 2019 season is not going to be too entertaining for Missouri football fans. The Tigers are losing star quarterback Drew Lock to the NFL Draft and are banned from competing in the 2019 bowl season. There is some excitement for the program, however, after a new decal that the team will reportedly be wearing was leaked on Twitter.


COED Girl of the Day

Today, we feature Alex Star, who is lighting it up in Manhattan. Alex is a Manhattan-based model who does work with the Instagram account @officialswitchit.She currently has a social media following of more than 28,000 on Twitter.

 


Entertainment News

Snoop Dogg was one of many star entertainers and celebrities to attend the Nipsey Hussle memorial to honor the late-Crenshaw rapper. Snoop Dogg delivered an incredible speech and eulogy that had social media buzzing.

K-Pop sensations BTS are dropping their sixth extended play album Map of the Soul: Persona on Friday, April 12, 2019. The album will feature 7 songs running 26 minutes and 5 seconds. It is a follow-up to the 2018 albums Love Yourself: Tear and Love Yourself: Answer. It is set to kickoff a new series of albums for the South Korean boy band as the “beginning of a new chapter.”

 


Highlight of the Day

The moment Derrick Rose found out he was traded from his hometown Chicago Bulls to the Knicks is chilling to watch 😳 (via @Stadium) pic.twitter.com/2SW0OmnRtJ

— ESPN (@espn) April 12, 2019

The new Derrick Rose documentary is better than you could have imagined.


Food of the Day

🍫🍫 @reesespuffs BUNNIES at @Walmart pic.twitter.com/PK4HxDQlA9

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) April 11, 2019

Delicious and adorable at the same time?