Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 4/24

It’s Wednesday, April 24, and the week is in full swing. 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

Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray is one of the top prospects in the 2019 NFL Draft. The former Oklahoma Sooners star quarterback has been linked to the Arizona Cardinals with the No. 1 overall pick, and it now looks like it is a virtual lock for Murray to land in Phoenix.

Five-star college basketball recruit Cole Anthony was a hot target. Now, he has finally decided where he will begin his collegiate career. On Tuesday, April, 23, Anthony announced that he will be joining Roy Williams and the North Carolina Tar Heels.


COED Girl of the Day

Today, we feature Makaira Flanigan, a student at Florida State University. Makaira is a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority on campus.


Entertainment News

Russell Wilson is an awesome teammate. Just days after a brand new deal which made him the highest paid player in the National Football League, the Seattle Seahawks quarterback opened up his checkbook to give each of his offensive linemen an impressive gift.

President Donald Trump met with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Tuesday, April 23. According to a report from the Washington Post, Trump spent a “significant” part of that meeting complaining about something that he viewed as unfair.


Highlight of the Day

WATCH: Logo Lillard strikes again! Damien Lillard hits the series winning 3 from the logo. Scores a career playoff high of 50. 👀👀👀 #LogoLillard #OKCvsPOR #NBAPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/8k0j2e9kSW

— Roberto Jurado (@JuradoNYC) April 24, 2019

Damien Lillard is a stone cold savage.


Food of the Day

CHEESESTEAK FRIES (Cred: @nosayslion) pic.twitter.com/vt1F0TqQgf

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) April 23, 2019

Where are the actual fries, though?