Antonio Ramiro Romo is a former American football quarterback and sports analyst who played in the National Football League for 14 seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football for Eastern Illinois University, where he led the Panthers to an Ohio Valley Conference championship in 2001 and won the Walter Payton Award the following year. Romo signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2003. Beginning his career as a holder, Romo became the Cowboys' starting quarterback during the 2006 season. Serving as the team's primary starter from 2006 to 2015, he led the Cowboys to four postseason appearances and was named to the Pro Bowl four times. Romo retired after the 2016 season when a preseason back injury caused him to lose his starting position to backup Dak Prescott. Upon retiring, he was hired by CBS Sports to become the lead color analyst for their NFL telecasts, joining Jim Nantz in the broadcast booth.
|Date of birth||April 21, 1980|
|Place of birth||San Diego, California|
|High school||Burlington (WI)|
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Former NFL quarterback who was selected to his first Pro Bowl game in 2006, representing the Dallas Cowboys. He set a number of Cowboys franchise records, including most career touchdown passes and most single season passing yards. After retirement, he became a color analyst for the NFL.
He won the Walter Payton Award as the best player in Div I-AA while starring for the Eastern Illinois Panthers.
He was a fan of Brett Favre while growing up, and he later competed against him in the NFL.
He had a much publicized relationship with singer Jessica Simpson from 2007 to 2009. He married beauty queen Candice Crawford in May 2011. Their first son, Hawkins, was born on April 9, 2012. Their second, Rivers, was born on March 18, 2014. On August 23, 2017, they welcomed their third son, Jones Mccoy.
He broke Troy Aikman's Cowboys franchise record for most touchdown passes.
- Walter Payton Award winners
- Eastern Illinois Panthers football players
- Sportspeople from the Milwaukee metropolitan area
- Unconferenced Pro Bowl players
- American television sports announcers
- Sportspeople from Dallas
- Players of American football from Wisconsin
Latest information about Tony Romo updated on June 07 2021.