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 17, 2017Week 4 Rankings for Pat Caputo
1Alabama (45)
3-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 45 Voters
Lowest: 3 - 5 Voters
1504
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2Clemson (15)
3-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 15 Voters
Lowest: 5 - Steve Batterson
1446
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3USC
3-0Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - Brian Howell
Lowest: 10 - 2 Voters
1241
Points
4Oklahoma (1)
3-0Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - Kellis Robinett
Lowest: 5 - Kirk Bohls
1432
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5Penn State
3-0Actual: 4
Highest: 3 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Ross Dellenger
1306
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6Oklahoma State
3-0Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 12 - 2 Voters
1154
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7Washington
3-0Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 13 - 3 Voters
1141
Points
8Wisconsin
3-0Actual: 9
Highest: 6 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 12 - 6 Voters
1031
Points
9Michigan
3-0Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 14 - Kirk Bohls
1081
Points
10Georgia
3-0Actual: 11
Highest: 5 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 14 - 2 Voters
940
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11Ohio State
2-1Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - Parrish Alford
Lowest: 13 - 4 Voters
1015
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12Washington State
3-0Actual: 18
Highest: 12 - Pat Caputo
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
419
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13Mississippi State
3-0Actual: 17
Highest: 7 - Dave Reardon
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
532
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14Louisville
2-1Actual: 19
Highest: 14 - Pat Caputo
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
356
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15Florida State
0-1Actual: 12
Highest: 4 - Bill Landis
Lowest: 23 - Sam McKewon
922
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16Virginia Tech
3-0Actual: 13
Highest: 11 - 4 Voters
Lowest: NR - Kirk Bohls
730
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17South Florida
3-0Actual: 21
Highest: 13 - Ed Daigneault
Lowest: NR - 18 Voters
272
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18TCU
3-0Actual: 16
Highest: 11 - Sam McKewon
Lowest: NR - Aaron Suttles
553
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19Miami (FL)
1-0Actual: 14
Highest: 12 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
606
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20Auburn
2-1Actual: 15
Highest: 12 - Sam McKewon
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
596
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21Florida
1-1Actual: 20
Highest: 13 - Robert Gagliardi
Lowest: NR - 8 Voters
308
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22Colorado
3-0Actual: 27
Highest: 16 - Jason Butt
Lowest: NR - 42 Voters
93
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23Vanderbilt
3-0Actual: 29
Highest: 19 - John Adams
Lowest: NR - 31 Voters
83
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24San Diego State
3-0Actual: 22
Highest: 15 - Kirk Bohls
Lowest: NR - 15 Voters
201
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25Memphis
2-0Actual: 31
Highest: 20 - Kirk Bohls
Lowest: NR - 53 Voters
21
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