William Gholston

4-3 Defensive End

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $6,500,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 3.34%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $6,500,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 3.63%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $27,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $5,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 10/77 at 43DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,500,000
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6' 6"
  • Weight: 281
  • College: Michigan State
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2013 Draft, Round 4, #126 overall (Buccaneers)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

Contract Notes

William Gholston signed a four year, $27.5 million contract with the Buccaneers on March 6, 2017. Gholston received $13.5 million in guarantees. Another $9 million in incentives is available.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201726$3,000,000 $7,000,000$0$4,000,000$0$0$7,000,0004.2%
201827$6,500,000 $6,500,000$0$0$0$0$6,500,0003.7%
201928$3,750,000$0$0$0$0$3,750,0002.0%
202029$4,750,000$0$0$0$0$4,750,0002.4%
202130$5,500,000$0$0$0$0$5,500,000--
Total$23,500,000$0$4,000,000$0$0$27,500,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $10,556,544
Years: 5
Career APY: $2,111,309
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BuccaneersDrafted20134$3,556,544$889,136$3,556,544100.0%$889,136
BuccaneersUFAActive20175$27,500,000$5,500,000$7,000,00025.5%$7,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Buccaneers5$10,556,544$2,111,309$10,556,5440.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2013Buccaneers$405,000$100,136$0$0$0$505,1360.4%
2014Buccaneers$495,000$100,136$0$0$0$595,1360.4%
2015Buccaneers$585,000$100,136$0$0$0$685,1360.5%
2016Buccaneers$1,671,000$100,136$0$0$0$1,771,1361.1%
2017Buccaneers$3,000,000 $7,000,000$0$4,000,000$0$0$7,000,0004.2%
2018Buccaneers$6,500,000 $6,500,000$0$0$0$0$6,500,0003.7%
2019Buccaneers$3,750,000$0$0$0$0$3,750,0002.0%
2020Buccaneers$4,750,000$0$0$0$0$4,750,0002.4%
2021Buccaneers$5,500,000$0$0$0$0$5,500,000--
Total$26,656,000$400,544$4,000,000$0$0$31,056,544 

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141551.4%17.0%2814213963000000
20151661.5%18.3%472037882001000
20161455.2%16.4%37133.529.5980001100
20171341.5%17.5%191300410000000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average