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In the 2006 off-season, Sean Payton (now head coach of the New Orleans Saints), offered a third round draft pick for Romo, but Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones refused, asking for no less than a second round draft pick.
Romo began the season as a backup to starter Drew Bledsoe.
This was second in conference and third in school history for a season.
On December 19, 2002, Romo became the first player in Eastern Illinois and Ohio Valley Conference history to win the Walter Payton Award, given annually to the top Division I-AA football player.
Romo's 3,149 yards in total offense as a senior ranked third in school and conference history.