William Gholston

4-3 Defensive End

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $3,750,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.93%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $3,750,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 1.83%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $27,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $5,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 28/121 at 43DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,500,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 6"
  • Weight: 281
  • College: Michigan State
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 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

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201726$3,000,000$4,000,000$7,000,000$7,000,0004.2%
201827$6,500,000$0$6,500,000$6,500,0003.7%
201928$3,750,000$0$0$3,750,0002.0%
202029$4,750,000$0$0$4,750,0002.4%
202130$5,500,000$0$0$5,500,000--
Total$23,500,000$4,000,000$13,500,000$27,500,000
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Career Earnings: $17,056,544
Career APY: $2,842,757
Potential Earnings: $31,056,544
Total Guarantees: $13,900,544
Largest Cash Payment: $7,000,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,000,000 (2017)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BuccaneersDraftedExpired20134$2,560,544$640,136$400,544$3,556,544138.9%$889,136
BuccaneersUFAActive20175$27,500,000$5,500,000$13,500,000$13,500,00049.1%$6,750,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Buccaneers6$17,056,544$2,842,757$17,056,5440.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Buccaneers$405,000$100,136$0$0$505,1360.4%$805,544
2014Buccaneers$495,000$100,136$0$0$595,1360.4%$495,000
2015Buccaneers$585,000$100,136$0$0$685,1360.5%$585,000
2016Buccaneers$1,671,000$100,136$0$0$1,771,1361.1%$1,671,000
2017Buccaneers$3,000,000$0$4,000,000$7,000,000$7,000,0004.2%$7,000,000
2018Buccaneers$6,500,000$0$0$6,500,000$6,500,0003.7%$6,500,000
2019Buccaneers$3,750,000$0$0$0$3,750,0002.0%$3,750,000
2020Buccaneers$4,750,000$0$0$0$4,750,0002.4%$4,750,000
2021Buccaneers$5,500,000$0$0$0$5,500,000--$5,500,000
Total$26,656,000$400,544$4,000,000$13,500,000$31,056,544$31,056,544

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20131229.5%5.3%1416214353000000
20141551.4%17.0%2814213963000000
20151661.5%18.3%472037882001000
20161455.2%16.4%37133.529.5980001100
20171341.5%17.5%191300410000000
20181638.4%19.7%7315170000000
2019253.7%34.5%4300100000000

Financial Reports

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