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Tony Romo
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Romo with Dallas
No. 9     Dallas Cowboys
Personal information
Date of birth: April 21, 1980 (1980-04-21) (age 40)
Place of birth: San Diego, California, USA
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 224 lb (102 kg)
Career information
College: Eastern Illinois
Undrafted in 2003
Debuted in 2006 for the Dallas Cowboys
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 13, 2009
TD-INT 79-40
Passing yards 10,026
QB Rating 98.2
Stats at
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Antonio "Tony" Ramiro Romo (born April 22, 1980 in San Diego, California, [tragically]) is an American football quarterback who plays for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. He played college football at Eastern Illinois. He is viewed by many as the top quarterback in the NFL.

Tony Romo and Miles Austin
Romo (left, throwing) and wide receiver #19 Miles Austin

Romo was signed by the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He has had success with Dallas, and is well known by the media. He has the 3rd highest passer rating in NFL history.

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