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Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 12/17/2010

Who is Candice Crawford?

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, notable here for being Jessica Simpson's one-time beau, is engaged.

According to Us, Romo is engaged to Candice Crawford -- a one-time Miss Missouri and graduate of the University of Missouri who is currently a sports reporter for Dallas TV station KDAF-TV. She's also the sister of "Gossip Girl" star Chace Crawford. The two have been dating for a little over a year and Romo apparently proposed on Thursday -- coincidentally Crawford's 24th birthday.

Crawford hasn't updated her Twitter page since mid-November.

No word yet on Jessica Simpson's reaction. We'll keep a close eye on her Twitter feed, too. We should add that Simpson herself became engaged to boyfriend Eric Johnson in November. And, coincidentally, Simpson ex-husband Nick Lachey is also headed for matrimony: earlier in November, he and girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo announced their own engagement.

After the jump, Candice in action as a sports reporter...


By Liz Kelly  |  10:33 AM ET, 12/17/2010

Categories:  Celebrities, Celebrities | Tags:  Candice Crawford, Jessica Simpson, Tony Romo

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