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 2, 2016Week 6 Rankings for Pat Caputo
1Alabama (53)
5-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 53 Voters
Lowest: 5 - Jon Wilner
1514
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2Ohio State (6)
4-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 4 - 3 Voters
1451
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3Clemson (1)
5-0Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - Ed Johnson
Lowest: 5 - 2 Voters
1403
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4Michigan (1)
5-0Actual: 4
Highest: 1 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 7 - 3 Voters
1334
Points
5Washington
5-0Actual: 5
Highest: 4 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 8 - 3 Voters
1234
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6Houston
5-0Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 9 - 4 Voters
1233
Points
7Texas A&M
5-0Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 11 - 2 Voters
1113
Points
8Tennessee
5-0Actual: 9
Highest: 5 - Rob Long
Lowest: 13 - Josh Kendall
1045
Points
9Baylor
5-0Actual: 13
Highest: 8 - Tony Parks
Lowest: 23 - Eric Hansen
805
Points
10Miami (FL)
4-0Actual: 10
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 16 - Jon Wilner
909
Points
11Nebraska
5-0Actual: 12
Highest: 9 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 18 - Matt Porter
821
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12Louisville
4-1Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 12 - 2 Voters
1160
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13Stanford
3-1Actual: 15
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Jerry DiPaola
711
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14Wisconsin
4-1Actual: 11
Highest: 7 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 15 - 3 Voters
882
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15Ole Miss
3-2Actual: 14
Highest: 9 - Ed Johnson
Lowest: 22 - 2 Voters
712
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16Florida
4-1Actual: 18
Highest: 15 - Tony Parks
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
391
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17Boise State
4-0Actual: 19
Highest: 12 - Kirk Bohls
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
385
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18North Carolina
4-1Actual: 17
Highest: 13 - Kirk Bohls
Lowest: NR - Josh Kendall
497
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19Arkansas
4-1Actual: 16
Highest: 10 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
528
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20Oklahoma
2-2Actual: 20
Highest: 12 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 11 Voters
324
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21TCU
3-2Actual: 33
Highest: 14 - Rob Long
Lowest: NR - 55 Voters
26
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22Colorado
4-1Actual: 21
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 6 Voters
276
Points
23Western Michigan
5-0Actual: 26
Highest: 17 - Keith Sargeant
Lowest: NR - 33 Voters
76
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24West Virginia
4-0Actual: 22
Highest: 15 - Marq Burnett
Lowest: NR - 16 Voters
240
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25California
3-2Actual: 40
Highest: 24 - Brent Axe
Lowest: NR - 59 Voters
3
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