Amfoot - Response to retirement 'overwhelming' - Romo

Tony Romo will tee up at next month's PGA Tour event in the Dominican Republic (AFP Photo/Rich Schultz) (GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/File)

- Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo said he had been overwhelmed by the positive messages of support he had received since announcing his retirement from NFL. Romo said he'd received hundreds of messages and phone calls since announcing he was quitting the sport to move into the broadcast booth as an announcer. "It's been overwhelming," he said. A four-time Pro Bowler who is the Cowboys' all-time leader with 34,183 passing yards and 248 touchdowns, Romo's only regret was that he never managed to take the team to a Super Bowl. "That's part of playing sports. It doesn't always go the way you expect," he said. "You can put everything into it and sometimes it works out and sometimes it doesn't."

AFP