How It All Played Out For Tony Romo in 2003
Without an Internet search, do you recall the quarterbacks taken before Tony Romo in the 2003 NFL Draft? Go ahead. Guess.
Here you go.
The 2003 NFL Quarterback class:
- Carson Palmer | 1st Round, 1st Pick | Cincinnati Bengals
- Byron Leftwich | 1st Round, 7th Pick | Jacksonville Jaguars
- Kyle Boller | 1st Round, 19th Pick | Baltimore Ravens
- Rex Grossman | 1st Round, 22nd Pick | Chicago Bears
- Dave Ragone | 3rd Round, 24th Pick | Houston Texans
- Chris Simms | 3rd Round, 33rd Pick | Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- Seneca Wallace | 4th Round, 13th Pick | Seattle Seahawks
- Brian St. Pierre | 5th Round, 28th Pick | Pittsburgh Steelers
- Drew Henson | 6th Round, 19th Pick | Houston Texans
- Brooks Bollinger | 6th Round, 27th Pick | New York Jets
- Kliff Kingsbury | 6th Round, 28th Pick | New England Patriots
- Gibran Hamdan |7th Round, 18th Pick | Washington Redskins
- Ken Dorsey | 7th Round, 27th Pick | San Francisco 49ers
What is Tony Romo worth to you? A 1st-round choice? Maybe a 3rd rounder?
Remember: Tony Romo signed as an undrafted free agent. The Cowboys spent $12,000 to sign the quarterback out of Eastern Illinois.
Here is how the Cowboys drafted in 2003:
- Terence Newman | 1st Round, 5th Pick | Kansas St. | CB
- Al Johnson | 2nd Round, 6th Pick | Wisconsin | C
- Jason Witten | 3rd Round, 69th Pick | Tennessee | TE
- Bradie James | 4th Round, 6th Pick | LSU | OLB
- B.J. Tucker | 6th Round, 5th Pick | Wisconsin | CB
- Zuriel Smith | 6th Round, 13th Pick | Hampton | WR
- Justin Bates | 7th Round, 5th Pick | Colorado | OT