Chick-Fil-A Bowl 2011: Virginia Tech To Accept Bid, According To Report

According to Chip Patterson of CBS Sports, sources have indicated that the Virginia Tech Hokies will accept an offer to attend the Chick-fil-A Bowl following their 38-10 ACC Championship Game loss to Clemson. Their likely opponent will be the Auburn Tigers.

Known for many years as The Peach Bowl, the Chick-fil-A Bowl has been played in Atlanta, Georgia since December 1968.

The 2011 edition takes place Saturday, December 31 at 7:30 p.m. and will be televised on ESPN where Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge & Holly Rowe will announce the game.

Clemson and North Carolina State have each appeared in the game seven times while Georgia, LSU, Tennessee and North Carolina have all appeared five times. The game featured a match-up between an ACC team and SEC team more often than not.

Last year, Florida State topped South Carolina 26-17.

Game date, time: 7:30 pm ET, Saturday, December 31

Location: Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA

TV channel: ESPN

2010 winner and loser: FSU 26 - South Carolina 17

For more on each bowl game as it’s announced, stay tuned to SB Nation’s 2011 college football bowl game bids coverage. And visit our many college football blogs.

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