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Tony Romo
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Personal information
Date of birth: April 21, 1980 (1980-04-21) (age 40)
Place of birth: San Diego, California
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
College: Eastern Illinois
Undrafted in 2003
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Pro Bowl (2006, 2007, 2009, 2014)
  • Second-team All-Pro (2014)
  • 4× NFL Top 100 (2011, 2012, 2014, 2015)
  • NFL passer rating leader (2014)
  • Walter Payton Award (2002)
  • 2× OVC champion (2001, 2002)
  • OVC Player of the Year (2000–2002)
  • 3× First-team All-OVC (2000–2002)
  • Eastern Illinois No. 17 retired
Career NFL statistics
Pass attempts 4,335
Pass completions 2,829
Completion percentage 65.3
TDINT 248–117
Passing yards 34,183
Passer rating 97.1
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Antonio "Tony" Ramiro Romo (born April 22, 1980 in San Diego, California) 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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