Atkinson claims 2011-12 championshipPublished 2:07pm Thursday, January 12, 2012
Dowagiac Public Safety Director Tom Atkinson captured the 2011-12 Daily News Football Forecaster championship.
Atkinson, who went a panel-best 27-8 in the bowl games, finished with an overall record of 126-39.
Michigan Senator John Proos, R-St. Joseph, finished second, one game back of Atkinson at 125-40. FOX 28’s Allison Hayes was third with a final record of 123-42 and Cassopolis Police Chief Frank Williams came in fourth at 122-43.
Dowagiac City Clerk Jim Snow and Daily News Sports Editor Scott Novak tied for fifth with identical marks of 120-45.
Daily News Football Forecasters
Tom Atkinson: 126-39
John Proos: 125-40
Allison Hayes: 123-42
Frank Williams: 122-43
Jim Snow: 120-45
Scott Novak: 120-45
Fred Upton: 119-46
Bruce Laing: 118-47
Sue Dobrich: 117-48
John Eby: 112-53