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: 3.58%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $27,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $5,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 5/28 at 43DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,500,000
  • Age: 27
  • 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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2017 26 $3,000,000 $7,000,000 $0 $4,000,000 $0 $0 $7,000,000 4.2%
2018 27 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,500,000 3.7%
2019 28 $3,750,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,750,000 2.0%
2020 29 $4,750,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,750,000 2.4%
2021 30 $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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Career Earnings: $17,056,544
Career APY: $2,842,757
Potential Earnings: $31,056,544
Total Guarantees: $13,500,000
Largest Cash Payment: $7,000,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,000,000 (2017)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Buccaneers Drafted 2013 4 $3,556,544 $889,136 $0 $3,556,544 100.0% $889,136
Buccaneers UFA Active 2017 5 $27,500,000 $5,500,000 $13,500,000 $13,500,000 49.1% $6,750,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Buccaneers 6 $17,056,544 $2,842,757 $17,056,544 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2013 Buccaneers $405,000 $100,136 $0 $0 $0 $505,136 0.4% $805,544
2014 Buccaneers $495,000 $100,136 $0 $0 $0 $595,136 0.4% $495,000
2015 Buccaneers $585,000 $100,136 $0 $0 $0 $685,136 0.5% $585,000
2016 Buccaneers $1,671,000 $100,136 $0 $0 $0 $1,771,136 1.1% $1,671,000
2017 Buccaneers $3,000,000 $7,000,000 $0 $4,000,000 $0 $0 $7,000,000 4.2% $7,000,000
2018 Buccaneers $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,500,000 3.7% $6,500,000
2019 Buccaneers $3,750,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,750,000 2.0% $3,750,000
2020 Buccaneers $4,750,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,750,000 2.4% $4,750,000
2021 Buccaneers $5,500,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,500,000 -- $5,500,000
Total $26,656,000 $400,544 $4,000,000 $0 $0 $31,056,544   $31,056,544

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2013 12 29.5% 5.3%1416214353000000
2014 15 51.4% 17.0%2814213963000000
2015 16 61.5% 18.3%472037882001000
2016 14 55.2% 16.4%37133.529.5980001100
2017 13 41.5% 17.5%191300410000000
2018 16 38.4% 19.7%7315170000000

Financial Reports

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