2012 ACC Championship Game

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2012 Dr. Pepper ACC Championship Game
Conference Championship
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ACC Championship logo
1 2 3 4 Total
Florida State 7 14 0 0 21
Georgia Tech 0 6 3 6 15
Date December 1, 2012
Season 2012
Stadium Bank of America Stadium
Location Charlotte, North Carolina
MVP James Wilder Jr.
United States TV coverage
Network ESPN
Announcers: Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit & Heather Cox
ACC Championship Game
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The 2012 ACC Championship Game was the eighth football championship game for the Atlantic Coast Conference. It featured the winners of the ACCs two divisions, the Atlantic Division's Florida State Seminoles[1] and the Coastal Division's Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. With three teams tied for the first place in the Coastal Division, only Georgia Tech was eligible for the Championship Game. Miami self-imposed a postseason ban in a bid to lesson possible NCAA sanctions (see 2011 University of Miami athletics scandal). North Carolina was serving a one year bowl ban handed down by the NCAA (see UNC's NCAA investigation 2010-2011)

Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina, site of the 2012 ACC Championship Game

This was the game's third consecutive year at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the ACC has announced that the 2013 championship game will also be played in Charlotte.[2]


2012 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
#10 Florida State xy   7 1         12 2  
#11 Clemson x   7 1         11 2  
NC State   4 4         7 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         5 7  
Maryland   2 6         4 8  
Boston College   1 7         2 10  
Coastal Division
Georgia Tech xy   5 3         7 7  
North Carolina*   5 3         8 4  
Miami*   5 3         7 5  
Virginia Tech   4 4         7 6  
Duke   3 5         6 7  
Virginia   2 6         4 8  
Championship: Florida State 21, Georgia Tech 15
† – BCS representative as conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
  • North Carolina ineligible for championship and postseason due to NCAA sanctions. Miami ineligible for championship and postseason due to a self-imposed postseason ban.
    As of January 8, 2013; Rankings from AP Poll

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