2011 ACC Championship Game

2011 Dr. Pepper ACC Championship Game
Conference Championship
1234 Total
Virginia Tech 7300 10
Clemson 73217 38
Date December 3, 2011
Season 2011
Stadium Bank of America Stadium
Location Charlotte, North Carolina
MVP Tajh Boyd
Favorite Virginia Tech by 7
National anthem Marlee Scott
Halftime show Dr. Pepper Tuition throw
Attendance 73,675
United States TV coverage
Network ESPN
Announcers Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit and Heather Cox
2011 ACC football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Atlantic Division
No. 22 Clemson x$  6 2     10 4  
Wake Forest  5 3     6 7  
No. 23 Florida State  5 3     9 4  
NC State  4 4     8 5  
Boston College  3 5     4 8  
Maryland  1 7     2 10  
Coastal Division
No. 21 Virginia Tech x%  7 1     11 3  
Virginia  5 3     8 5  
Georgia Tech  5 3     8 5  
Miami  3 5     6 6  
North Carolina  3 5     7 6  
Duke  1 7     3 9  
Championship: Clemson 38, Virginia Tech 10
  • $ BCS representative as conference champion
  • % BCS at-large representative
  • x Division champion/co-champions
As of January 10, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011 ACC Championship Game was the seventh football championship game for the Atlantic Coast Conference. It featured the winners of the ACCs two divisions, the Atlantic Division and the Coastal Division. Clemson represented the Atlantic while the Coastal division was represented by Virginia Tech. This was the game's second year at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was Clemson's second appearance, and Virginia Tech's fifth, in the ACC Championship Game. Clemson defeated Virginia Tech by a score of 38–10, earning a spot in the 2012 Orange Bowl. Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd was named the game's most valuable player, after completing 20–29 passes for 240 yards and three touchdowns. He also ran for a touchdown.[1][2]

Virginia Tech went on to play in the 2012 Sugar Bowl, where they were defeated 23–20 by Michigan.[3]

References

  1. Giannotto, Mark (2011-12-04). "ACC championship game: Virginia Tech football is routed by Clemson in rematch". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2011-12-05.
  2. "Clemson rips No. 5 Virginia Tech to win ACC championship". ESPN.com. 2011-12-04. Retrieved 2011-12-05.
  3. "Michigan beats Va. Tech in Sugar Bowl, 23–20". ESPN.com. January 4, 2012. Retrieved November 11, 2013.
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