Measurables: 6-foot-3, 230 pounds
Hometown: Newhall, Calif.
Acquired: Drafted in the first round with the 19th overall selection after Baltimore traded next year's first-round draft pick and this year's second-round choice to New England.
Contract status: In first year of five-year pact worth up to $20 million, including incentive and escalator clauses.
Career totals: In four seasons, Boller passed for 7,980 yards and 36 touchdowns with 48 interceptions, a 47.8 completion percentage and a 101.9 quarterback rating. As a senior under noted quarterback guru Jeff Tedford, Boller passed for 2,815 yards, 28 touchdowns and 10 interceptions, completing 53.4 percent of his passes for a 126.8 rating. Boller was named second-team All-Pac 10 Conference last year and the Golden Bears' offensive MVP.
Preseason breakdown: Boller passed for 456 yards and four touchdowns, completing 40-of-68 passes for a 58.8 percentage with one interception and a 92.5 rating.