Sports speaker for hire Tony Romo is a former NFL quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys and current color commentator for the NFL on CBS. Romo was named to 4 Pro Bowls in his 13 year career. After retiring in 2016, Romo made the move to the broadcast booth opposite Jim Nantz on CBS.
An unlikely underdog, Romo made the climb from un-drafted free agent to starting quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys. He would go on to enjoy a long career as stater for years, continuing the legacy of the many great cowboys before him. He is a 4 time Pro Bowler and Water Payton Award winner from his college days at Eastern Illinois University where his #17 jersey is retired.
With Romo outstanding football IQ and undeniable charisma, it was an obvious choice for him to continue his football life in the broadcast booth. CBS scooped him up immediately after retirement, pairing him with their longtime broadcast anchor, Jim Nantz. Their immediate chemistry was palpable from the start, creating an highly acclaimed team. Romo has been praised for his predictive play calling and intuition, creating an entertaining and unique call for fans to enjoy throughout the game.
Outside of football, Romo has consistently given back to the community especially in Dallas. Romo has hosted football camps during the summer for over a decade and has contributed to activities with United Way, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. You can also see Romo as spokesperson for Corona Beer, on the Corona Hotline.