Ceremonial football helmets and name plates for each coach sit out on the table before the start of the conference. Coaches Mark Helfrich and Gary Patterson address the media in the head coaches press conference at the San Antonio Mariott Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas on Jan. 1, 2016 .(Adam Eberhardt/Emerald)
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