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Quotes and thoughts from day one of Big 12 Media Days

B12 Media Days (Joe Cook/IT)

With Tom Herman and the Texas Longhorn contingent not available until later today, the first day of Media Days is a good way to see what the conference leadership and other Big 12 coaches have on their minds heading into the upcoming season.

Here are several quotes and thoughts from those who spoke Monday at the Ford Center in Frisco.

Teamwork, relaxed attitude from catching duo critical to position’s success

Michael McCann and DJ Petrinsky (Joe Cook/IT)

OMAHA — Junior catcher DJ Petrinsky committed to Texas on June 23rd of last year. The moment he announced his decision, fellow junior catcher Michael McCann was put into a tough spot. Competition was set to join him on campus for his starting catcher role that looked to be his since Michael Cantu made the decision to leave the program. He could either help his new teammate, or choose another path.

For the benefit of the Longhorns, he chose the former.