Pat CaputoThe Oakland Press (Pontiac, MI)
Twitter: @patcaputo98
About: Pat Caputo is a sports columnist for The Oakland Press. Caputo covered the Tigers from 1986-98, and Lions from 1998-2002 for The Oakland Press before becoming a columnist. Caputo was raised in Birmingham and played baseball and football at Groves High School. His photograph playing high school sports appeared in The Oakland Press. He has won numerous writing awards, including first place in column writing from the Michigan Associated Press and the Michigan Press Association, and from the Detroit Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. He has been named among the Top Ten sports columnists in the nation by the Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE), and has won honors in four of the APSE's six national award categories. He has garnered top national honors for his column writing and sports writing from the Local Media Association. Caputo, who has resided in Oakland County since he was nine years old, currently lives in Lake Orion. Caputo has a radio show weeknights and weekends on 97.1 FM, The Ticket, which is the flagship station for the Tigers, Lions and Red Wings. He also appears regularly on FOX 2 television on "SportsWorks."

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Oct 30, 2016Week 10 Rankings for Pat Caputo
1Alabama (60)
8-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 60 Voters
Lowest: 2 - Scott Wolf
1524
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2Michigan (1)
8-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 4 - 4 Voters
1435
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3Washington
8-0Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 6 - Jon Wilner
1369
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4Clemson
8-0Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 19 Voters
Lowest: 4 - 21 Voters
1401
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5Louisville
7-1Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - Ed Johnson
Lowest: 8 - 2 Voters
1262
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6Ohio State
7-1Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 10 - Josh Kendall
1207
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7Wisconsin
6-2Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 12 - Tony Parks
1122
Points
8Texas A&M
7-1Actual: 7
Highest: 5 - 8 Voters
Lowest: 12 - Garry Smits
1150
Points
9Florida
6-1Actual: 10
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Kirk Bohls
929
Points
10Oklahoma
6-2Actual: 12
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 19 - Michael Lev
835
Points
11Auburn
6-2Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - Nathan Deen
Lowest: 16 - 3 Voters
927
Points
12Nebraska
7-1Actual: 9
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 16 - Tom Murphy
951
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13Florida State
5-3Actual: 19
Highest: 11 - Josh Kendall
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
409
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14Colorado
6-2Actual: 21
Highest: 12 - Sam McKewon
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
375
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15Baylor
6-1Actual: 13
Highest: 8 - Mike Barber
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
693
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16West Virginia
6-1Actual: 14
Highest: 11 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - Josh Kendall
620
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17LSU
5-2Actual: 15
Highest: 10 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 23 - 3 Voters
586
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18Utah
7-2Actual: 16
Highest: 12 - Bill Landis
Lowest: 25 - Kirk Bohls
506
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19Western Michigan
8-0Actual: 17
Highest: 12 - Keith Sargeant
Lowest: 25 - Tom Murphy
481
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20Washington State
6-2Actual: 25
Highest: 14 - Rob Long
Lowest: NR - 21 Voters
139
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21Virginia Tech
6-2Actual: 23
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
345
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22Penn State
6-2Actual: 20
Highest: 9 - Josh Kendall
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
390
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23Oklahoma State
6-2Actual: 22
Highest: 12 - Robert Gagliardi
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
355
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24North Carolina
6-2Actual: 18
Highest: 11 - Kirk Bohls
Lowest: NR - Dave Southorn
423
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25USC
5-3Actual: 27
Highest: 19 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 50 Voters
40
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