2011 NC State Wolfpack football team

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2011 NC State Wolfpack football
North Carolina State University Athletic logo.svg
Belk Bowl Champions
Belk Bowl vs Louisville, W 31–24
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference Atlantic Division
2011 record 8–5 (4–4 ACC)
Head coach Tom O'Brien (5th year)
Offensive coordinator Dana Bible
Defensive coordinator Mike Archer
Home stadium Carter–Finley Stadium
(Capacity: 57,583)
Seasons
« 2010 2012 »
2011 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic
#22 Clemson x   6 2         10 4  
#23 Florida State   5 3         9 4  
Wake Forest   5 3         6 7  
NC State   4 4         8 5  
Boston College   3 5         4 8  
Maryland   1 7         2 10  
Coastal
#21 Virginia Tech x   7 1         11 3  
Virginia   5 3         8 5  
Georgia Tech   5 3         8 5  
North Carolina   3 5         7 6  
Miami   3 5         6 6  
Duke   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Clemson 38, Virginia Tech 10
† – BCS representative as champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
As of January 10, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011 NC State Wolfpack football team represented North Carolina State University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Wolfpack were led by fifth year head coach Tom O'Brien and played their home games at Carter–Finley Stadium. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They finished the season 8–5, 4–4 in ACC play to finish in fourth place in the Atlantic Division. They were invited to the Belk Bowl where they defeated Louisville 31–24.

Schedule[1][edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 6:00 PM #22 (FCS) Liberty* Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC ESPN3 W 43–21   56,564
September 10 3:30 PM at Wake Forest BB&T FieldWinston-Salem, NC (Tobacco Road rivlary) FSN L 27–34   32,423
September 17 5:00 PM South Alabama* Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC ESPN3 W 35–13   56,756
September 22 8:00 PM at Cincinnati* Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH ESPN L 14–44   28,431
October 1 3:30 PM #21 Georgia Tech Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC ABC L 35–45   55,811
October 8 3:30 PM Central Michigan* Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC ESPN3 W 38–24   54,388
October 22 3:30 PM at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA ESPNU W 28–14   46,030
October 29 12:00 PM at Florida State Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL ESPNU L 0–34   80,849
November 5 12:30 PM North Carolina Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC (Rivalry) ACCN W 13–0   57,583
November 12 1:00 PM at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA ACCN L 10–14   33,712
November 19 3:30 PM #8 Clemsondagger Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) ABC W 37–13   57,583
November 26 12:30 PM Maryland Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC ACCN W 56–41   55,323
December 27 8:00 PM vs. Louisville* Bank of America StadiumCharlotte, NC (Belk Bowl) ESPN W 31–24   58,427
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Game notes[edit]

Clemson[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Clemson 3 0 3 7 13
North Carolina State 0 27 10 0 37

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