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03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Jessica Simpson's Dad Scores Her A Quarterback Boyfriend

Jessica Simpson has her daddy, Joe, to thank for her new love, quarterback Tony Romo. A pal of the bubbly blonde said, "Joe and Tony have been friendly for a while. Joe is a huge Dallas Cowboy fan, and Tony has always had a crush on her - he even said on his Web site like a year ago that it was his dream to date her. Jessica has been in Nashville and Dallas recording her new country album. When Tony found out, he called Joe and said, 'I know she's not dating anyone right now, can I take her out for a drink at least?' Jessica said it was OK for Joe to give Tony her number and they hit it off. They've been dating for a couple of weeks now, and Jessica is so happy. She's been texting everyone about how great he is." The lovebirds are so into each other that Romo joined the Simpsons in Waco, Texas, for Thanksgiving.

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