Tony Romo, Candice Crawford Welcome a Baby Boy

Celebrity Moms Apr. 10, 2012 AT 6:50PM
Candice Crawford and NFL player Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys attend the TIME/CNN/People/Fortune White House Correspondents' dinner cocktail party at the Washington Hilton on April 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Candice Crawford and NFL player Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys attend the TIME/CNN/People/Fortune White House Correspondents' dinner cocktail party at the Washington Hilton on April 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Break out the blue cigars!

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and his wife Candice Crawford welcomed their first child -- a boy named Hawkins Crawford Romo -- on Monday, his NFL colleagues confirmed on the team's Twitter page.

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"Congratulations to Tony Romo, proud papa of Hawkins Crawford Romo, born yesterday at 5:30pm. 8 lbs 8 oz," the Twitter statement read.

Romo, 31, is primed and ready to be the perfect dad to little Hawkins, his brother-in-law, Gossip Girl's Chace Crawford tells Us Weekly.

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"He's over-the-moon excited about it," the actor -- who was at the hospital when his sister gave birth -- said of Romo. "He's just such a wonderful person…he was born ready to have a family, you know what I mean? So it makes perfect sense."

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Romo and TV personality Crawford, 25, got married in May 2011 and announced their pregnancy in October.

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