Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 4/16

It’s Tuesday, April 16… anyone interested in some tacos? 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 News

The 2019 NFL Draft is right around the corner with the festivities beginning on April 25. The Arizona Cardinals have the first pick in the draft and are most likely taking Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray. Some prospects have risen in the rankings, while others have taken a tumble.

Drew Lock is one of the top quarterback prospects in the 2019 NFL Draft. The Missouri quarterback was invited to attend the draft in Nashville on April 25 and is a potential top-15 pick. He attended Missouri’s spring game and spoke out against SEC coaches trying to poach Missouri players.


COED Girl of the Day

Today, we feature Britt Redondo, a student at the University of Central Florida. Britt is an ambassador for Lagos Bikinis and a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority on campus.


Entertainment News

After almost two years of waiting, Game of Thrones fans finally had the Westeros-sized hole in their lives filled as the eighth and final season of the iconic fantasy drama began on HBO.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to pay-per-view on Saturday, April 13 with UFC 236. The event was headlined by two interim championship bouts, meaning there was plenty of money to be thrown around to the main and co-main event participants. UFC 236 was held at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.


Highlight of the Day

Andrei Svechnikov gets into a fight with heavyweight, Alex Ovechkin, and is knocked out cold #StanleyCupPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/TK7Xu1upo5

— James Nalton (@JDNalton) April 16, 2019

Be careful who you pick a fight with, kid.


Food of the Day

CINNAMON ROLL PIZZA at @BroBrunosPizza: Homemade Cinnamon Buns On Vanilla Frosted Crust pic.twitter.com/LKAm6mncWN

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) April 15, 2019

Why is your average American overweight?