Tony Romo and Candice Crawford Tony Romo and Candice Crawford

Tony Romo is engaged to former Miss Missouri Candice Crawford.

The Dallas Cowboys quarterback proposed Thursday night at Crawford's 24th birthday party, according to Dallas' KDAF-TV, for whom Crawford works as a reporter. The station posted a photo of Crawford's engagement ring.

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This will be the first marriage for both. They have been dating since September 2009. The news comes a month after Romo's ex-girlfriend, Jessica Simpson, got engaged to retired NFL player Eric Johnson.

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Crawford, who competed in the Miss USA pageant in 2008, is the younger sister of Gossip Girl's Chace Crawford. Both Romo, 30, and Chace Crawford previously dated Carrie Underwood, who married hockey player Mike Fisher on July 10 — Simpson's 30th birthday.