Tony Romo had a nice quiet Valentines Day with wife Candice in Effingham, read here.
Eastern alumnus and current Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo headlined the fourth installment of the Athletic Director’s Gala Tuesday in Effingham.
Romo, who was competing alongside Tiger Woods in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament just days before, found himself not in the Sunshine state of Florida, but in a cold, gloomy Effingham.
“This morning, I think we took a look at the weather while we were packing, and it was the first question from the wife, ‘What’s the weather going to be like?’ and I was like, ‘I’m sure it’s not going to be that bad,'” Romo said.
Romo, who married his wife Candice Crawford in May of 2011, said his wife had never been to Charleston.
“She’s from Dallas, originally, so she always likes to see snow whenever she can,” he said.
Romo said he had no hard feelings about spending his first Valentine’s Day with his wife in the not-so-romantic Effingham.
“I tried celebrating last night. I think I got away with it,” he said.
Romo said he enjoyed his return to Eastern because it allowed him to reminisce and show his wife the place where he spent part of his life.
“She’s never been to Eastern before, so we took a stroll through memory lane and Charleston,” he said. “I kind of just pointed out a few things over the years, where I lived and the football place, and went and said hi to the staff.”
With his busy schedule, Romo doesn’t get to return to Charleston too often, but enjoys the time he does get.
“It’s kind of neat just to be up there and see the places that you’ve been, and it’s kind of neat to reflect a little bit,” he said.
Cool. Romo has definitely slowed down from his days of running back and forth to Hollywood to hang out with Jessica Simpson.