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Romo's jersey retired by E. Illinois

Updated: October 17, 2009, 7:15 PM ET
Associated Press

CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Tony Romo's No. 17 was officially retired by Eastern Illinois on Saturday, an experience the Dallas Cowboys quarterback called "humbling."

"You don't expect it," he said. "It's almost embarrassing that everybody wants to look at you and tell you that you did something good."

As Eastern Illinois' quarterback from 2000-02, Romo was named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year three times while leading the Panthers to three straight Football Championship Subdivision ...

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