2011 SEC Championship Game

The 2011 SEC Championship Game was played on December 3, 2011, in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia, and determined the 2011 football champion of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The game featured the Georgia Bulldogs of the Eastern division against the LSU Tigers of the Western division. LSU (the Western division champion) was the designated "home team". This was Georgia's 4th SEC Championship Game and LSU's 5th, and the 3rd time these two teams met in this game. LSU defeated Georgia in 2003 and Georgia defeated LSU in 2005.

2011 SEC Championship Game
Conference Championship
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2011 SEC Championship logo.
1234 Total
Georgia 10000 10
LSU 072114 42
DateDecember 3, 2011
Season2011
StadiumGeorgia Dome
LocationAtlanta, Georgia
MVPCB Tyrann Mathieu, LSU
FavoriteLSU by 12½[1]
RefereeMatt Austin
Halftime showDr.Pepper $100,000 Tuition Throw
United States TV coverage
NetworkCBS
AnnouncersVerne Lundquist play-by-play
Gary Danielson color
Tracy Wolfson sideline
SEC Championship Game
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2011 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 19 Georgia x   7 1         10 4  
No. 9 South Carolina   6 2         11 2  
Florida   3 5         7 6  
Vanderbilt   2 6         6 7  
Kentucky   2 6         5 7  
Tennessee   1 7         5 7  
Western Division
No. 2 LSU x$   8 0         13 1  
No. 1 Alabama %#   7 1         12 1  
No. 5 Arkansas   6 2         11 2  
Auburn   4 4         8 5  
Mississippi State   2 6         7 6  
Ole Miss   0 8         2 10  
Championship: LSU 42, Georgia 10
    1. – BCS National Champion
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

LSU defeated Georgia in the 2011 SEC championship game 42–10. The game's MVP was LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu. The game was televised by CBS Sports, for the eleventh straight season.

LSU moved to 4–1 in SEC Championship Games and Georgia to 2–2.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SEC Championship History". Retrieved 27 November 2012.