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Patriots sign second-round quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo

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Print This June 02, 2014, 03:36 PM EST

The New England Patriots have signed second-round quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to a four-year, $3.3 million contract that includes a $853,744 signing bonus.

Garoppolo was a Division I-AA All-American at Eastern Illinois, where he broke Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo's school records.

The 6-foot-2, 226-pounder started in all 45 games that he appeared in college, completing 1,047-of-1,668 passes for 13,151 yards and 118 touchdowns.

As a senior in 2013, Garoppolo was named the Walter Payton Award winner, given to the top player in the Football Championship Subdivision.

He passed for 5,050 yards and 53 touchdowns.

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