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2005 ACC Championship Game

The 2005 ACC Championship Game was the inaugural contest of the game held to decide the winner of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) championship in American college football. Held December 3 at Jacksonville Municipal Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida, between the Virginia Tech Hokies and the Florida State Seminoles, the game was the final contest of the regular season for the two teams. Florida State and Virginia Tech had previously played in the 2000 National Championship Game. In 2004 Virginia Tech had won the last ACC Championship to be awarded without playing a championship game at the end of the season. In the 2005 season Tech lost only one regular season conference game, to the fifth-ranked Miami Hurricanes, and won the Coastal Division title. Florida State earned a bid to the ACC Championship Game by fighting through an Atlantic Division schedule that included several nationally ranked teams. Florida State won the game 27–22. (Full article...)