Peter Tom Willis
(born January 4, 1967) is a former college and professional American football quarterback
. From 1998-2008 he served as the radio color commentator
for the Florida State University Seminoles
, where he played his collegiate football
Willis currently lives in Valrico, Florida
and is an industrial buyer for Commercial Metals of Tampa.
Originally from Morris, Alabama
and Mortimer Jordan High School
, Willis was inducted as a member of the Florida State University Sports Hall of Fame in 1998. During his successful senior year in 1989 (his first and only season as the starting
quarterback), he led the team to 10 straight victories, including an impressive 41-17 win over the Nebraska Cornhuskers
in the Fiesta Bowl
. It was also during that year that he set 15 team passing records. He surpassed Seminole great, and fellow Hall of Famer, Gary Huff
to become Florida State's top single season passer with 3,124 yards. He also set the record for passes completed in a season (211), most 300-yard passing games (six), as well as touchdown passes in a game (six). Willis also set five Florida State career records including best passing efficiency at 148.5.
Willis' senior season saw the Seminoles lose their first two games before coming back with 10-straight wins over the likes of Syracuse
. On a team that many considered the nation's best at year's end, Willis helped put the... Read More