Entering the tournament as the favorite, Tony Romo fell short of winning his first celebrity title at the annual Lake Tahoe golf tournament, shooting a final-round 73 to finish in fifth place.
It's the fourth straight Top 5 finish for Romo at the American Century Championship, won this year by Dan Quinn, followed by Mark Rypien, John Elway and Billy Joe Tolliver.
Unlike the previous year, Romo was not the only current Cowboys player in the field. Miles Austin tied for 68th place and Jason Witten finished 73rd. Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith finished tied for 62nd.
To no surprise, Romo's stance as the Cowboys' quarterback garnered more headlines this weekend, despite him being the favorite and among the leaders all weekend.
When asked by reporters to comment on the recent Dez Bryant situation, the Cowboys' quarterback was adamant about his support for Bryant, who was arrested last week of domestic violence with an incident with his mother. Bryant could face a maximum one-year jail sentence and is subject to a possible NFL suspension.
In an interview with NFL Network, Romo said he has spoken to Bryant and offered his support.
"I reached out to Dez and it's obviously a tough situation," Romo said. "And you just learn, like everybody does. Des is a good kid. He's going to learn from this situation. And it's just part of growing and becoming who we wants to be. I think each year he gets better and better at understanding that he's in the public eye and certain things he's got to think about. I'm just there for him. You know, you pray for him and you let him know that I'm here. I got his back and he knows that."