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 10, 2016Week 7 Rankings for Pat Caputo
1Alabama (56)
6-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 56 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 5 Voters
1520
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2Ohio State (2)
5-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 5 - 2 Voters
1444
Points
3Clemson (2)
6-0Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 5 - Josh Kendall
1406
Points
4Michigan (1)
6-0Actual: 4
Highest: 1 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 7 - Brett McMurphy
1339
Points
5Washington
6-0Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 7 - Jon Wilner
1286
Points
6Texas A&M
6-0Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Josh Kendall
1202
Points
7Baylor
5-0Actual: 11
Highest: 7 - Pat Caputo
Lowest: 21 - Jon Wilner
934
Points
8Louisville
4-1Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 8 - 3 Voters
1193
Points
9Wisconsin
4-1Actual: 8
Highest: 7 - Josh Kendall
Lowest: 16 - Kirk Bohls
1020
Points
10Nebraska
5-0Actual: 10
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 18 - Kirk Bohls
958
Points
11Tennessee
5-1Actual: 9
Highest: 8 - 9 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Ross Dellenger
962
Points

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12North Carolina
4-2Actual: 28
Highest: 12 - Pat Caputo
Lowest: NR - 48 Voters
51
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13Oklahoma
3-2Actual: 19
Highest: 10 - Josh Kendall
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
476
Points
14Ole Miss
3-2Actual: 12
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 21 - 2 Voters
800
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15TCU
4-2Actual: 35
Highest: 15 - Pat Caputo
Lowest: NR - 59 Voters
14
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16Florida
4-1Actual: 18
Highest: 11 - Tony Parks
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
483
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17Utah
5-1Actual: 21
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 6 Voters
287
Points
18Boise State
5-0Actual: 15
Highest: 8 - Kirk Bohls
Lowest: NR - Josh Kendall
590
Points
19West Virginia
4-0Actual: 20
Highest: 11 - Marq Burnett
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
424
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20Houston
5-1Actual: 13
Highest: 9 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 24 - Sam McKewon
701
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21Arizona State
5-1Actual: 27
Highest: 21 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 40 Voters
53
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22Virginia Tech
4-1Actual: 17
Highest: 13 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 23 - Robert Cessna
546
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23Florida State
4-2Actual: 14
Highest: 9 - Josh Kendall
Lowest: 24 - Jonny Miller
628
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24Miami (FL)
4-1Actual: 16
Highest: 11 - Adam Zucker
Lowest: NR - Jonny Miller
576
Points
25Western Michigan
6-0Actual: 24
Highest: 16 - Keith Sargeant
Lowest: NR - 11 Voters
154
Points