Girl Meets Nerd: Overrated — The Story of Tony Romo

Tony Romo, the current quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, broke Troy Aikman’s career franchise record for all time touchdown passes last night. All I have to say about that is…OVERRATED! Let me take you back to another time, 32 years ago, April 21, 1980 to be exact. Picture this; in Kansas City, a beautiful baby girl aka ME (seriously, I was an adorable baby. Some babies suffer from Benjamin Button syndrome, not I) was being born into this world, while over in San Diego, an overrated baby stumbled out of his mother’s womb; a baby named Tony Romo. It was fate that these two babies, born on the same day, miles apart would be bound forever as arch nemeses. Why not soul mates? Well, because Romo would betray our birth bond by ending up as the quarterback to the Dallas Cowboys. I grew up right outside of Washington D.C., so naturally I was raised as a Redskin fan, and to this day still am. So to put it in nerdy terms, Harry Potter = Me, Voldemort = Tony Romo. Why my Romo hatred you ask? He is, in fact, a super-overrated quarterback. A fact my husband denies. He is a Romo-apologist (*editor’s note; I am not a Cowboys fan, *wife’s note: if you were, DIVORCE!), along with apparently the rest of the sports world. Sure, he broke a passing...

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