#ACC championship game

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt defense overwhelms Wake Forest to win ACC championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In July, Kenny Pickett sat a few blocks away from Bank of America Stadium in The Westin Charlotte lunch room and talked about expectations. He didn’t once mention the Heisman Trophy or individual accolades at ACC media days. He harped on getting back to the Queen City for another conference championship.
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

ACC championship celebration brings out a crowd in Oakland

Hundreds of University of Pittsburgh students blocked an intersection in Oakland late Saturday, moments after Pitt had won its first ACC football championship. A crowd estimated at more than 500 people surged into the intersection of Forbes and Oakland avenues, and Pittsburgh and university police tried to clear the two streets.
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Postgame Reaction from the Field after Pitt’s ACC Championship Win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Break out the championship hats and t-shirts and get to celebrating!. PSN’s Alan Saunders spoke on the field right after the win with Panthers Camp, wide receiver Tre Tipton, linebacker Phil Campbell III, long snapper Cal Adomitis, tight end Lucas Krull and cornerback M.J. Devonshire.

Pitt tops Wake Forest 45-21 to win first ACC championship

No. 15 Pitt traveled to Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte to take on No. 16 Wake Forest in the ACC championship game on Saturday night, and the Panthers came out on the right side of the matchup, topping the Demon Deacons by a score of 45-21. The Panthers got...
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2021 ACC Championship Game odds, spread, line: Pittsburgh vs. Wake Forest picks, predictions from proven model

The Pittsburgh Panthers are enjoying their best college football season in four decades. On Saturday, Pat Narduzzi, Kenny Pickett and company will aim to keep it going with a 2021 ACC Championship Game matchup against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. The teams will meet in Charlotte with identical 10-2 records that feature 7-1 marks in conference play. Pittsburgh closed the season on a four-game winning streak, with Wake Forest stumbling with two losses in the last four games.

Erick Hallet named MVP of ACC championship game

Pitt defeated Wake Forest 45-21 in the ACC championship game on Saturday night, and the Panthers put the game away with three consecutive interceptions that directly led to three touchdowns. The first and last of those interceptions came courtesy of Pitt defensive back Erick Hallett, who was named the MVP of the ACC championship game.

Watch: On-Field Celebration as Pitt Wins 2021 ACC Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Watch the Pitt players, coaches and fans celebrate Pitt’s 2021 ACC Championship victory over Wake Forest at Bank of America Stadium on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. Pat Narduzzi accepted the ACC Championship trophy, free safety Erick Hallett II was presented with the John D. Swofford Most Valuable...

Clemson Eliminated from ACC Championship Game Contention; Pitt to Face Wake or NC State

Clemson was eliminated from the ACC Atlantic Division title picture with NC State’s 34-30 win over North Carolina on Friday night. Clemson needed to have NC State and Wake Forest both lose their regular season finales this weekend to prevail in a tiebreaker to represent the Atlantic Division against Pitt in the 2021 ACC Championship Game in Charlotte, N.C. on Dec. 4.

Moneyball Approach Leads Wake Forest to ACC Championship Game

Wake Forest University will take on the University of Pittsburgh in the ACC Championship Game on Saturday, and from the outside looking in, a Demon Deacons run to the title game seemed unlikely. Certainly, the sportsbooks pegged it as such. 247 Sports ranked the school’s recruiting class dead last among the 14 ACC members twice within the last five years (they finished 11th, 12th and 13th in the other years), and the program presumably operates with fewer resources than some of its competitors (as a private institution, we don’t know exactly how much WFU spends). Perennial national title contender Clemson...