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 8, 2017Week 7 Rankings for Pat Caputo
1Alabama (43)
6-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 43 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 18 Voters
1507
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2Clemson (18)
6-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 18 Voters
Lowest: 3 - Steve Batterson
1481
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3Penn State
6-0Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - Steve Batterson
Lowest: 6 - 2 Voters
1370
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4Washington
6-0Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 7 - 8 Voters
1284
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5Georgia
6-0Actual: 4
Highest: 3 - 20 Voters
Lowest: 8 - 3 Voters
1327
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6Washington State
6-0Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Aaron Suttles
1094
Points
7Wisconsin
5-0Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - Rick Wright
Lowest: 14 - Jon Wilner
1127
Points
8Ohio State
5-1Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - Sammy Batten
Lowest: 16 - Ryan Aber
1051
Points
9TCU
5-0Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 12 - Jonny Miller
1192
Points
10USC
5-1Actual: 13
Highest: 8 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 21 - Dave Reardon
795
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11Notre Dame
5-1Actual: 16
Highest: 10 - Jason Galloway
Lowest: 21 - 2 Voters
583
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12Michigan State
4-1Actual: 21
Highest: 12 - Pat Caputo
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
416
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13Miami (FL)
4-0Actual: 11
Highest: 7 - Rick Wright
Lowest: 16 - 2 Voters
908
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14South Florida
5-0Actual: 18
Highest: 10 - Bob Asmussen
Lowest: 25 - Jon Wilner
482
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15Oklahoma
4-1Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 18 - 2 Voters
851
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16Auburn
5-1Actual: 10
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 16 - 2 Voters
914
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17Michigan
4-1Actual: 17
Highest: 12 - Lauren Brownlow
Lowest: 22 - 2 Voters
524
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18North Carolina State
5-1Actual: 20
Highest: 14 - Dave Reardon
Lowest: 24 - Rick Wright
421
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19Oklahoma State
4-1Actual: 14
Highest: 9 - Andy Greder
Lowest: 20 - Brent Axe
712
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20San Diego State
6-0Actual: 19
Highest: 11 - Kirk Bohls
Lowest: 22 - Adam Jude
465
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21UCF
4-0Actual: 22
Highest: 16 - Dave Reardon
Lowest: 25 - 3 Voters
274
Points
22Texas Tech
4-1Actual: 24
Highest: 18 - Sam McKewon
Lowest: NR - 22 Voters
105
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23Georgia Tech
3-1Actual: 26
Highest: 21 - Soren Petro
Lowest: NR - 47 Voters
39
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24LSU
4-2Actual: 30
Highest: 22 - Jonny Miller
Lowest: NR - 57 Voters
9
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25Florida
3-2Actual: 30
Highest: 22 - Soren Petro
Lowest: NR - 57 Voters
9
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