The setting of the book starts out in the middle of a very close game between the New York Jets and the New York Giants. Romo made his season debut in the regular season finale on January 1, 2017, against the Philadelphia Eagles. Killeen, TX (76540) Today. [65][66] The Cowboys, under Brad Johnson, went 12 the next three games, losing to the St. Louis Rams, beating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and losing to the New York Giants. BURLINGTON, Wis. Tony Romo returned to his hometown Friday for his first Burlington football game since his 1997 senior season. Use without license or authorization is expressly prohibited. Tony Romo, Annika Srenstam, Albert Pujols join celebrity field for PGA TOUR Champions Invited . Alex Trinidad is way better. After graduating from Burlington Romo played quarterback at Eastern Illinois. Burlington High School's homecoming football game drew a hometown hero on Friday night, Sept. 30. Enjoy unlimited access to all of our incredible journalism, in print and digital. [135] Romo was 19-of-31 for 293 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions. [105], On Week 16 (December 23), despite Romo's four touchdown passes and 416 passing yards (on 26-for-43 passing), Dallas lost to the New Orleans Saints, 3734, in overtime. While Romo went undrafted, he signed with the Dallas Cowboys in 2003 before becoming the teams starting quarterback in 2006. [199] Romo missed the cut with scores of 77 and 82, dead last in the 132-man field after the second round. His new contract with CBS will pay him $17 million per year to stay with the network, as first reported by the New York Post. An email message containing instructions on how to reset your password has been sent to the e-mail address listed on your account. "He was a special kid. That isn't winning a Super Bowl. "[121], Romo underwent back surgery on December 27, 2013, and was placed on the Cowboys' injured reserve list. So it's Romo time. [132] He was named NFC Offensive Player of the Month for December. Youre just nervous. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. Your purchase was successful, and you are now logged in. He completed 16 of his 27 passes for a then-career-high 353 yards along with three touchdowns. Born: [123] He was ranked 71st by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2014[124], After a poor performance in the season opening 2817 loss versus the San Francisco 49ers, Romo and the Cowboys won six consecutive games, including back-to-back road games against the Tennessee Titans and the St. Louis Rams. IHSA - Illinois High School[.] Romo: Im not sure. Romo led the NFL in completion percentage and passer rating en route to the NFC East title. * Selected to Pro Bowl, + First-Team AP All-Pro, Bold indicates league leader, Transaction, fine, and suspension data since 2002. "[171][172][173][174], Romo and Nantz received further acclaim for their broadcasting of the 2018 AFC Championship Game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the New England Patriots,[175] as "Nantz continually set Romo up to make his predictions and analysis prior to the snap", and some suggested that Chiefs head coach "Andy Reid could have used Romo on his defensive staff, because the former quarterback knew just about every play the Patriots were going to run down the stretch. Romo's 133.7 passer rating in the month of December was the highest in NFL history. Checkout the latest stats for Tony Romo. He failed to make the cut in qualifying for Byron Nelson in 2008. The 54 combined points scored by the Cowboys and Eagles in the first half were the second most points scored in a half during a Monday Night Football game. [158], On April 4, 2017, Romo announced his retirement from the NFL. [99], Romo started the 2012 season with 307 passing yards, three passing touchdowns, and one interception in the 2417 victory over the New York Giants. Romo is the first Eastern Illinois player to have his number retired. [48], In Week 5, on Monday Night Football against the Buffalo Bills, Romo threw five interceptions (four in the first half, two of which were returned for touchdowns) and lost a fumble in the 2524 victory. Romo was unable to start in the 2016 regular season after suffering a compression fracture to the L1 vertebra in his back during the Cowboys' third preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks. We won't share it with anyone else. That run-heavy offense has averaged 12 points a game the past two weeks. [150], Romo returned to the starting lineup in a Week 11 game against the Miami Dolphins. [80], Romo had a 104.9 passer rating in a 3414 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in the Wild Card Round of the playoffs, earning the first playoff win in 13 years for the Cowboys, and his own first career post-season win. "Its been a real shot in the arm as far as our football program goes," said Eric Sulik, Burlington head football coach. Tony Romo Overview . He also held a higher passer rating in the fourth quarter than any other NFL quarterback from 2006 to 2013. [185] He was said to be shouting at viewers, making odd vocalizations and talking too much during the broadcast. His first NFL pass was a 33-yard completion to wide receiver Sam Hurd. BURINGTON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A hometown star who took his skills to the NFL is back home tonight, on Sept. 30, at Burlington High School. Football. [75], Romo finished the 2009 season as the first quarterback in team history to take every snap for a full season. In the 2006 off-season, Sean Payton (now head coach of the New Orleans Saints), offered a third-round draft pick for Romo, but Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones refused, asking for no less than a second-round draft pick. Former NBA forward Caron Butler , who played high school basketball with Tony Romo, said the newly retired Dallas Cowboys quarterback could have made it as a professional basketball player if that . Its a really neat experience, a very spiritual experience. He finished with 227 yards, two touchdowns, and three interceptions (one of which was returned for a touchdown). I am the spiritual leader of our family, and, for me, that is an important aspect to pass down to my son. High School: Burlington Instagram: tony.romo. [106] Following that game, Dallas and the Washington Redskins faced off in Week 17 for the NFC East title, where Dallas lost 2818. Choose wisely! Romo never gave up on his hometown returning over the years to host camps for young players. Fast-forward more than 20 years and it is a throwback for the former Cowboys quarterback. D: Who are your father-figure role models? 750 North St.Paul St. He threw one touchdown and one interception, and was the NFC's kickoff holder in the game. [33] Romo led the Cowboys to victory in his first game as a starter, 3514. Along with the Walter Payton Award, Romo earned consensus All-America honors. "In Burlington, hes the face of the town," said Isaac Dow, Burlington football player. 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Your e-mail address will be used to confirm your account. Known for movies Before I Disappear (2014)as Makeup Department The Man at the Counter (2011)as Makeup Department Crown Heights (2017)as Makeup Department Railway Spine (2016)as Makeup Department Short Info Date Of Birth December 16, 1986 Spouse Tony Romo Candice Crawford is a popular sports anchor and former beauty queen, who is also famous [] Create a password that only you will remember. Romo threw for over 200 yards and three touchdowns but also threw two costly interceptions. K.D. [119], In Week 16, against the Washington Redskins, with the Cowboys trailing in the fourth quarter and needing a win to keep its playoff hopes alive, he led the team to a touchdown drive with 1:08 remaining in a 2423 victory, with what was later diagnosed as a season-ending herniated disk injury. Be the first to know about Dallas' best events, contests, giveaways, and happenings each month. [97] He was ranked 91st by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2012. [108][109], Following the season, the future of Romo's career was called into question. His friends said Romo is grounded, which is a reflection of the way he was raised and the town he calls home. Romo twice threw five touchdown passes in a game (November 23, 2006, and October 6, 2013) a record he shares with Troy Aikman (September 12, 1999). [56] He finished the 2007 season with 4,211 passing yards, 36 touchdowns, and 19 interceptions. By clicking Sign Up, I confirmthat I have read and agreeto the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. [62] That same month, Romo signed a 5-year, $10 million endorsement deal with apparel marketer Starter,[63] but was not allowed to wear footwear on the field as the company did not have a contract with the NFL. Logos were compiled by the amazing Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Saturday, March 4, 2:32PM. "Its going to be cool to honor him tonight and play in front of him.". [85] He was placed on Injured Reserve on December 21, 2010, and replaced by veteran Jon Kitna. [70], Romo and the Cowboys were defeated in week 2 against the New York Giants in the Cowboys home opener at their new Cowboys Stadium. It was just a great experience to share with your family. On this Wikipedia the language links are at the top of the page across from the article title. With a new generation of players hitting the field, Romo said he is happy to pass it forward. In a special halftime ceremony, the school dedicated its new synthetic turf surface as Tony Romo Field. 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[114], Romo opened the season with a win over the New York Giants, passing for 263 yards and two touchdowns. [127] He missed the next game, a 2817 loss to the Arizona Cardinals, but came back the next week and went on to lead the Cowboys to a 124 record and their first divisional title since 2009. Romo and his family were at the game Friday night for the dedication ceremony. Weighted Career AV (100-95-. Tony Romos football legacy started at Wis. high school. rodgers: 0.268 EPA/play vs 0.260 for romo with, again, less volume than aaron. [47] In September 2007, Romo's father was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Or at least it . After Week 7, his 100th career start, Romo had thrown for 27,485 yards, the most by a quarterback in his first 100 starts since 1960. Whitewater police investigating after newborn found dead in field, Hundreds gather to honor former UW Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank at memorial service, Marianne Williamson begins longshot 2024 challenge to Biden, Trump featured in song by January 6 prisoners choir, Texas GOP censures Republican congressman for 'lack of fidelity' to party principles and priorities, Overturned gas tanker carrying flammable liquids explodes on highway in Maryland, killing 1 person. Despite throwing two interceptions, he completed 18 of 28 passes for 227 yards and two touchdowns in a 2414 victory, ending the Cowboys' seven-game losing streak. [17], In November 2007, Romo began dating American singer and actress Jessica Simpson. Romo went 25-for-43 for 268 yards, with one touchdown and one interception. [15][16] As a sophomore in 2000, he ranked second in Division I-AA in passing efficiency, completing 164-of-278 (59%) passes for 2,583 yards and 27 touchdowns. [36] In the month of November, Romo won NFC Offensive Player of the Week twice, once for the Week 10 game against the Arizona Cardinals and the other for Week 12 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. [192] On July 13, 2009, People reported that Romo and Simpson broke up on July 9, 2009, the night before her 29th birthday. Frequently Asked Questions about the NFL and Football, Blog and Articles, Subscribe to Stathead Football: Get your first month FREE. The Romos later returned to Burlington, Wisconsin, where Ramiro worked as a carpenter and construction worker and his wife, Joan, worked as a grocery store clerk. Because of that closeness and sense of family and with Romos Cowboys facing the Green Bay Packers in the NFC playoffs, many at Burlington High School are finding that blood is thicker than cheese. [72], After several kicks were missed by kicker Nick Folk due to bad holds by punter Mat McBriar, Romo resumed holding duties for the first time since the 2006 in their 13th game of the season, versus the San Diego Chargers. [167] Simms jokingly asked Romo "How does that seat feel?" [49] He became the second person in the history of Monday Night Football to throw five interceptions in a winning effort. [156] Amid Prescott guiding the team to an eight-game winning streak, Romo conceded his role as starting quarterback to Prescott[157] and began serving as the Cowboys' backup when he returned to the active roster in Week 11. Romo also was a starter on the Burlington High School varsity basketball team and also played golf and tennis. They played against the Minnesota Vikings, who also had a 13 record and were in need of a win. Romo completed 13 of 29 passes for 127 yards and one touchdown. Template:Info Tony Romo Tony Romo (born on April 21, 1980 in San Diego, California) is a former American quarterback who spent his entire career with the Dallas Cowboys. How has having a kid affected your work ethic and how much time you can devote to football? [151], The Cowboys then faced the 100 Carolina Panthers in a Week 12 Thanksgiving game. Hockey. [195] The couple have three sons together: Hawkins Crawford Romo (born April 9, 2012),[196] Rivers Romo (born March 18, 2014),[197] and Jones McCoy Romo (born August 23, 2017). But before that, he was a great quarterback as a Burlington Demon. [120] Head coach Jason Garrett would later say: "He might have had his finest hour We talk about mental toughness, being your best, regardless of circumstances. [152] Romo remained on the active roster until December 21 when he was placed on injured reserve after the Cowboys dropped to 410, officially ending their playoff hopes.[153]. More bio, uniform, draft, salary info. Copyright 2023, D Magazine Partners, Inc. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. High 71F. That was a lifetime ago. He threw for over 300 yards, which was something pretty abnormal at the time, said Steve Tenhagen, a former teammate of Romos. Find out more. 1 goal is to be a good husband and father. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. The camp is customarily held held at Don Dalton. He was a natural athlete who chose football over other sports. Being an alumnus of Eastern Illinois University makes one part of quite an impressive group. It was just very special. Unified IHSA State Basketball Tournament Slated For March 10 & 11 In[.] At the beginning of his junior year (1996) at Burlington High School, Tony Romo was the varsity's third-string quarterback, according to a D Magazine story by Peter Simek. Tony Romo was the first Burlington High School student-athlete to be named All-State in three sports. It helps you handle the ups and downs of professional football."[201]. [126] Through those six wins, Romo had a 13:3 touchdown:interception ratio. However, Romo threw three interceptions in the first half, two of which were returned for touchdowns, helping the Panthers take a 233 lead. Romo retired after the 2016 season when a preseason back injury caused him to lose his starting position to backup Dak Prescott. One thing is for sure: You either love him or you hate him. [71], In a Week 13 road game against the division rival New York Giants, Romo passed for a career-high 392 yards, along with three touchdown passes. Romo: Im getting some sleep, but that is probably the biggest difference. When Burlington's first . Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Pollard (20) during an NFL divisional round playoff football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023. Brings new meaning to the phrase Sunday Funday. [17][18], Romo earned OVC Player of the Week honors on October 14, 2002, after his eight-yard scramble run on the last play of the game led Eastern Illinois to a 2524 win over Eastern Kentucky. [12], Romo started as quarterback for the Burlington High School Demons beginning as a junior (1996 season). While walking the hallways of Burlington High School, visitors are reminded of a young football player who left his mark during the 1996 and 1997 seasons. Why He Might Be Regressing", "Tony Romo becomes newest Corona Hotline operator, replacing Jon Gruden", "Corona Hotline Returns For 2020 NFL Season With Tony Romo", "Romo teaches campers more than X's and O's", "Cowboys star Tony Romo returns home for annual camp", "Jessica Simpson Brings Tony Romo Home For Thanksgiving", "All Eyes on Jessica Simpson at Cowboys Game", "Jessica Simpson and Tony Romo's Romantic Getaway", "Tony Romo and Jessica Simpson Call It Quits? Romo: It was good. His scoring record at Burlington of . [2][3][4][5][6] His 97.1 passer rating is the highest among retired players who never appeared in the Super Bowl. [60] After the game, Romo required 13 stitches for a large gash on his chin that occurred during the third quarter when linebacker Willie McGinest hit him in the chin with his helmet.
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