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ACC Championship Game: Loser Of Title Game Will Get Bid In Chic-Fil-A Bowl

I can pretty much guarantee you that neither of the two teams that are playing for the ACC Championship Game on Saturday will be thinking about what happens if they lose. But one of those teams won't be able to make it to a BCS bowl, so we have to cover their contingency plan.

According to Mark Giannatto of the Washington Post's Hokies Journal, the team that loses the ACC Championship game will be selected to play against an SEC qualifier in the Chic-Fil-A Bowl.

Formerly known as the Peach Bowl, the Chick-fil-A bowl has the No. 5 choice among SEC teams. That would likely mean a team like South Carolina, Mississippi State or Florida would be available at that spot. The Chick-fil-A bowl will announce its SEC selection on Sunday.

Before it got taken over by a corporate sponsorship, the Peach Bowl was a pretty prestigious bowl to make it to. So even though its name now invokes Polynesian dipping sauce more so than it does football, this will be a good game for either team to make it to. But what does it say about the state of the ACC that the team that comes in second place has to play against the fifth choice from the SEC?