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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Sep 6, 2016Week 2 Rankings for Pat Caputo
1Alabama (54)
1-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 54 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 7 Voters
1518
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2Clemson (2)
1-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 6 - Josh Kendall
1416
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3Florida State (4)
1-0Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 6 - 4 Voters
1413
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4Ohio State
1-0Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Jon Wilner
1324
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5Michigan (1)
1-0Actual: 5
Highest: 1 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 10 - Jon Wilner
1261
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6Stanford
1-0Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - Steve Batterson
Lowest: 24 - Sam McKewon
1140
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7Houston
1-0Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - Bill Landis
Lowest: 10 - Mike Barber
1243
Points
8Washington
1-0Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - Sam McKewon
Lowest: 23 - Jonny Miller
884
Points
9Georgia
1-0Actual: 9
Highest: 6 - Mitch Vingle
Lowest: 23 - Michael Lev
877
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10Louisville
1-0Actual: 13
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Adam Jude
686
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11Iowa
1-0Actual: 16
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
588
Points
12Texas
1-0Actual: 11
Highest: 2 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 25 - Andy Greder
743
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13Wisconsin
1-0Actual: 10
Highest: 7 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 24 - 4 Voters
759
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14Tennessee
1-0Actual: 17
Highest: 7 - Brian Howell
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
573
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15Michigan State
1-0Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
722
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16Miami (FL)
1-0Actual: 25
Highest: 9 - Sam McKewon
Lowest: NR - 38 Voters
137
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17Texas A&M
1-0Actual: 20
Highest: 8 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
477
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18Baylor
1-0Actual: 23
Highest: 10 - Tony Parks
Lowest: NR - 15 Voters
296
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19TCU
1-0Actual: 15
Highest: 6 - Mike Barber
Lowest: NR - 7 Voters
635
Points
20Oregon
1-0Actual: 24
Highest: 13 - Matt Galloway
Lowest: NR - 14 Voters
242
Points
21Oklahoma State
1-0Actual: 22
Highest: 9 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
409
Points
22Notre Dame
0-1Actual: 18
Highest: 6 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 25 - Michael Bonner
528
Points
23Ole Miss
0-1Actual: 19
Highest: 10 - Josh Kendall
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
493
Points
24LSU
0-1Actual: 21
Highest: 8 - Jerry DiPaola
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
423
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25Oklahoma
0-1Actual: 14
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - Scott Wolf
664
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