Tony Romo Speaker Profile
Quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys
Tony Romo Biography
Superstar quarterback for America's team, the Dallas Cowboys. #8 Tony Romo is one of the hottest young players in the NFL. Romo was a Pro Bowl QB in 2006 and 2007.
Romo was born in San Diego, California while his father was serving there in the United States Navy. His family returned to its home in Burlington, Wisconsin when he was 2 years old. Playing quarterback for the Burlington Demons his junior and senior year of High School, he was unable to lead the team to a winning record, though he did make the All-Racine County football team and was all-state in basketball, he also won state in the 400 meters with a time of 48.08. A heavy influence on his playing style was Brett Favre. Romo grew up a Packers fan, and during his High School years, Brett was leading Green Bay to a pair of Super Bowl appearances.
Tony Romo is an avid amateur golfer, and attempted to qualify for the 2004 EDS Byron Nelson Championship and the 2005 U.S. Open, but missed the cut. During the offseason, when not training, he is known to play golf around Dallas.
Tony Romo is also a frequent guest on local sports radio programs. Beginning in 2006, he has been the co-host of "Inside The Huddle", a one-hour player commentary show that airs on ESPN Radio on KESN-FM in Dallas along with linebacker Bradie James.
Tony Romo also has moonlighted as a rock god, once joining Los Angeles cover band Metal Skool and Dennis Haskins, of Saved By The Bell fame, onstage for a rendition of Journey's "Don't Stop Believing".
Tony Romo is beloved by his alma mater, Eastern Illinois University, which has few professional athletes. Mike Shanahan, coach of the Denver Broncos, also played quarterback for Eastern Illinois University. In addition to Shanahan, NFL coaches Sean Payton and Brad Childress have played for the university.
On December 19, 2006, it was announced that, in just his first year as a starter, Tony Romo would be attending the 2007 Pro Bowl, as just one of four Cowboys chosen for the NFC team. He had played in just eight games as a starter with a record of 6-2, with 2,440 passing yards, 16 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. He leads the NFC with a 66.3 completion percentage and is averaging a league-high 8.84 yards per attempt.
Off the field, Tony seems to be quite a hit with the ladies, recently linked with Carrie Underwood and Jessica Simpson.
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Posted on 15 August 2014 | 2:41 pm
If you've turned on the TV or been on social media lately you've probably seen your friends and neighbors pouring buckets of freezing cold ice water over their head and then challenging their friends and celebrities to do the same. Well, don't worry, people are not overheating and have not gone crazy. It's called the #ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and it's for a great cause. Last year the...[Read More]
Posted on 16 June 2014 | 8:02 pm
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett along with several Cowboy players played host to over 150 high school football players as they toured the Cowboys facility and heard players speak football and life skills. Dallas Cowboy players like Orlando Scandrick, Anthony Spencer, Brandon Carr, and Tony Romo took part in the festivities. The day included 6-on-6 round robin games with the Cowboys...[Read More]
Posted on 23 March 2014 | 3:53 pm
Dallas Cowboys' quarterback Tony Romo was honored with two awards at the team's 19th annual Kickoff Luncheon last week, with the event also benefiting a great charity. The team has supported Cowboys Courage House, located at Happy Hill Farm Academy, for over 25 years. The private school’s purpose is to equip motivated students with the knowledge and skills for success. The...[Read More]
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