2011 SEC Championship Game

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For the SEC men's basketball championship, see 2011 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament.
2011 SEC Championship Game
Conference Championship
Logo for the 2011 SEC Championship game.jpg
2011 SEC Championship logo.
1 2 3 4 Total
Georgia 10 0 0 0 10
LSU 0 7 21 14 42
Date December 3, 2011
Season 2011
Stadium Georgia Dome
Location Atlanta, Georgia
MVP CB Tyrann Mathieu, LSU
Favorite LSU by 12½[1]
Referee Matt Austin
Halftime show Dr.Pepper $100,000 Tuition Throw
United States TV coverage
Network CBS
Announcers: Verne 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
#19 Georgia x   7 1         10 4  
#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
#2 LSU x   8 0         13 1  
#1 Alabama #   7 1         12 1  
#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
# – BCS National Champion
† – BCS representative as conference champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

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.

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.

References[edit]

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