Offensive tackle Pat Tomberlin comes in at No. 51 on our list of the Top-75 players in Florida State history. Tomberlin was a moved into a starting role midway through his freshman year and stayed in that role until his senior year in 1998. He earned numerous second and third team All-American honors during his junior and senior years and was named a first team All-American by Walter Camp in 1988. He was named a first team All-South Independent player in each of his last three years.
Tomberlin was drafted in the fourth round of the 1989 NFL draft by the Indianapolis Colts. He played one year with the Colts and started 10 games. In 1993 he joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers but played in just two games.
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