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 5, 2017Week 2 Rankings for Pat Caputo
1Alabama (60)
1-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 60 Voters
Lowest: 2 - Eric Hansen
1524
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2USC
1-0Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 14 - Scott Wolf
1224
Points
3Ohio State (1)
1-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - Eric Hansen
Lowest: 5 - 2 Voters
1445
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4Washington
1-0Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Scott Wolf
1083
Points
5Oklahoma
1-0Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - Kellis Robinett
Lowest: 10 - 2 Voters
1253
Points
6Penn State
1-0Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - Kirk Bohls
Lowest: 10 - 2 Voters
1303
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7Georgia
1-0Actual: 15
Highest: 7 - Pat Caputo
Lowest: NR - Kellis Robinett
685
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8Auburn
1-0Actual: 13
Highest: 3 - John Adams
Lowest: 18 - Keith Sargeant
873
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9Clemson
1-0Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 8 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Pat Dooley
1317
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10Oklahoma State
1-0Actual: 11
Highest: 3 - Pat Dooley
Lowest: 15 - 6 Voters
950
Points
11Michigan
1-0Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 14 - 2 Voters
1051
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12Florida State
0-1Actual: 10
Highest: 3 - Bill Landis
Lowest: 19 - Dave Reardon
976
Points
13Stanford
1-0Actual: 14
Highest: 6 - Pat Dooley
Lowest: 19 - Soren Petro
772
Points
14LSU
1-0Actual: 12
Highest: 4 - Dave Reardon
Lowest: 18 - Soren Petro
898
Points
15Louisville
1-0Actual: 17
Highest: 11 - Kellis Robinett
Lowest: 24 - Rece Davis
529
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16South Florida
2-0Actual: 21
Highest: 16 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 21 Voters
207
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17Wisconsin
1-0Actual: 9
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Pat Caputo
979
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18Northwestern
1-0Actual: 34
Highest: 18 - Pat Caputo
Lowest: NR - 56 Voters
20
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19Virginia Tech
1-0Actual: 18
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Ed Daigneault
490
Points
20Washington State
1-0Actual: 20
Highest: 16 - Dave Reardon
Lowest: NR - 14 Voters
216
Points
21Kansas State
1-0Actual: 19
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
398
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22Miami (FL)
1-0Actual: 16
Highest: 11 - Chris Murray
Lowest: NR - John Adams
537
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23Tennessee
1-0Actual: 25
Highest: 17 - Keith Sargeant
Lowest: NR - 29 Voters
124
Points
24UCLA
1-0Actual: 27
Highest: 18 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 40 Voters
82
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25Maryland
1-0Actual: 30
Highest: 19 - Mitch Vingle
Lowest: NR - 43 Voters
45
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