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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Nov 20, 2016Week 13 Rankings for Pat Caputo
1Alabama (61)
11-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 61 Voters
Lowest: 1 - 61 Voters
1525
Points
2Ohio State
10-1Actual: 2
Highest: 2 - 55 Voters
Lowest: 5 - Josh Kendall
1455
Points
3Michigan
10-1Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Josh Kendall
1370
Points
4Washington
10-1Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Garland Gillen
1220
Points
5Clemson
10-1Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 8 - 3 Voters
1347
Points
6Wisconsin
9-2Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - Josh Kendall
Lowest: 7 - 6 Voters
1255
Points
7Oklahoma
9-2Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - Andy Greder
Lowest: 11 - Patrick Brown
1169
Points
8Colorado
9-2Actual: 9
Highest: 6 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 18 - Andy Greder
997
Points
9Penn State
9-2Actual: 8
Highest: 3 - Josh Kendall
Lowest: 15 - Andy Greder
1091
Points
10Florida
8-2Actual: 13
Highest: 8 - Tom Murphy
Lowest: NR - Sam McKewon
703
Points
11Louisville
9-2Actual: 11
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - 2 Voters
830
Points
12Florida State
8-3Actual: 15
Highest: 9 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 24 - Mike Barber
661
Points
13USC
8-3Actual: 12
Highest: 5 - Patrick Brown
Lowest: NR - Brett McMurphy
811
Points
14Oklahoma State
9-2Actual: 10
Highest: 8 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 21 - Josh Kendall
868
Points
15Western Michigan
11-0Actual: 14
Highest: 9 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 22 - 4 Voters
701
Points

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16Washington State
8-3Actual: 23
Highest: 16 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 17 Voters
186
Points
17Houston
9-2Actual: 18
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Mike Barber
490
Points
18Nebraska
9-2Actual: 17
Highest: 9 - Mike Barber
Lowest: 23 - Mandy Mitchell
593
Points
19Auburn
8-3Actual: 16
Highest: 7 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 23 - Robert Cessna
613
Points
20Boise State
10-1Actual: 20
Highest: 11 - Garry Smits
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
389
Points
21Tennessee
8-3Actual: 24
Highest: 15 - Jerry DiPaola
Lowest: NR - 28 Voters
133
Points
22Stanford
8-3Actual: 26
Highest: 19 - Josh Kendall
Lowest: NR - 32 Voters
81
Points
23West Virginia
8-2Actual: 19
Highest: 11 - Matt Galloway
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
448
Points
24Texas A&M
8-3Actual: 22
Highest: 14 - Sam McKewon
Lowest: NR - 10 Voters
253
Points
25Virginia Tech
8-3Actual: 27
Highest: 15 - Mandy Mitchell
Lowest: NR - 32 Voters
77
Points