Tony Romo sure knows how to wrap up a speech. It just takes him a while to get to that point.
In accepting the Nancy Lieberman Lifetime Achievement Award at the Dream Ball Gala in Dallas earlier this month, the Dallas Cowboys quarterback talked for nine minutes or so about ... well, I'm not too sure because it was nine minutes, but it seemed well-spoken and pretty inspirational.
But then at the very end, just as he was finally leaving the podium, Romo dropped this bomb out of nowhere:
"We’re going to win a Super Bowl next year. Thank you."
Whoa. That's quite a parting shot. Quite a prediction too. Sure, Dallas went 12-4 and won a playoff game, but it's been 20 years since America's Team actually won the big game.
Maybe Romo's super-psyched about the changes the Cowboys made at running back this off-season.
Maybe he ends all his conversations that way.
Maybe he somehow felt the speech was just a few seconds too short and that's the first thing that popped into his head.
Or maybe, just maybe, he actually believes it.