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2011 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
Sun Bowl vs Utah, L 27–30 OT
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionCoastal Division
2011 record8–5 (5–3 ACC)
Head coachPaul Johnson (4th season)
Offensive schemeFlexbone
Defensive coordinatorAl Groh
Base defense3–4
Home stadiumBobby Dodd Stadium
(Capacity: 55,000)
Seasons
← 2010
2012 →
2011 ACC football standings
v · d · e 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 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Yellow Jackets were led by fourth year head coach Paul Johnson and played their home games at Bobby Dodd Stadium. They are members of the Coastal Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They finished the season 8–5, 5–3 in ACC play to finish in a tie for second place in the Coastal Division. They were invited to the Sun Bowl where they were defeated by Utah 27–30 in overtime.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 17:30 PMWestern Carolina*ESPN3W 63–2142,132
September 106:00 PMat Middle Tennessee*ESPN3W 49–2130,501
September 1712:30 PMKansas*
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta, GA
FSNW 66–2442,025
September 2412:00 PMNorth CarolinaNo. 24
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta, GA
ESPNW 35–2846,849
October 13:30 PMat NC StateNo. 21ABC/ESPNW 45–3555,811
October 812:00 PMMarylandNo. 13
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta, GA
ESPNUW 21–1645,905[1]
October 153:30 PMat VirginiaNo. 12ESPNUL 21–2447,692[2]
October 223:30 PMat Miami (FL)No. 20ESPNL 7–2443,716[3]
October 298:00 PMNo. 6 Clemsondagger
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta, GA (Rivalry)
ABCW 31–1755,646[4]
November 108:00 PMNo. 10 Virginia TechNo. 20
ESPNL 26–3750,140[5]
November 1912:30 PMat DukeACCNW 38–3118,747
November 2612:00 PMNo. 13 Georgia*No. 25
ESPNL 17–3154,925
December 312:00 PMvs. Utah*CBSL 27–30 OT48,123
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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RankingsEdit

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll

 

AP NR RV RV 25 21 13 12 20 RV 22 20 RV 25 RV RV

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Coaches' RV RV RV 24 21 13 12 19 RV 23 19 23 21 RV RV

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BCS NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 22 NR 23 21 NR 23 NR NR

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Game summariesEdit

ClemsonEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Clemson 3 0 7 7 17
Georgia Tech 7 17 7 0 31

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ReferencesEdit

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