2011 ACC Championship Game
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.
|2011 Dr. Pepper ACC Championship Game|
|Date||December 3, 2011|
|Stadium||Bank of America Stadium|
|Location||Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Favorite||Virginia Tech by 7|
|National anthem||Marlee Scott|
|Halftime show||Dr. Pepper Tuition throw|
|United States TV coverage|
|Announcers||Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit and Heather Cox|
|2011 Atlantic Coast Conference football standings|
|No. 22 Clemson x$||6||–||2||10||–||4|
|No. 23 Florida State||5||–||3||9||–||4|
|No. 21 Virginia Tech x%||7||–||1||11||–||3|
|Championship: Clemson 38, Virginia Tech 10|
Rankings from AP Poll
- Giannotto, Mark (2011-12-04). "ACC championship game: Virginia Tech football is routed by Clemson in rematch". The Washington Post. Retrieved December 5, 2011.
- "Clemson rips No. 5 Virginia Tech to win ACC championship". ESPN.com. December 4, 2011. Retrieved December 5, 2011.
- "Michigan beats Va. Tech in Sugar Bowl, 23–20". ESPN.com. January 4, 2012. Retrieved November 11, 2013.
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