Tony Romo
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Tony Romo is a sports analyst and former NFL quarterback who played for the Dallas Cowboys for 14 seasons. He played college football at Eastern Illinois, where he led his team to an appearance at the Ohio Valley Conference championship in 2001; he earned the Walter Payton Award in 2002.

In 2003, Romo signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent, serving as a backup. He was the team’s primary starting quarterback from 2006 to 2015, leading the Cowboys to four postseason appearances. Following the 2016 season, preseason injuries caused Romo to lose his starting position to Dak Prescott.

In April 2017, Tony Romo retired from the NFL and joined CBS Sports as the lead color analyst for NFL television broadcasts.


  • Team: Dallas Cowboys
  • Position: Quarterback
  • Height: 6’2″
  • Accomplishments: Walter Payton Award; 4-time Pro Bowler; holds Dallas Cowboys team records for: passing touchdowns, passing yards, most games with at least 300 passing yards, and games with three or more touchdown passes.
  • Drafted: Signed with the Cowboys in 2003 as an undrafted free agent
  • Retired: April 2017
  • Throwing hand: Right

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