William Gholston

Embed This
Buccaneers, DE Age: 30-182d Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#126 overall), 2013 College: Michigan State Agent(s): Blake Baratz (The Institute for Athletes)

Active

 

Buccaneers – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    William Gholston signed a 5 year, $27,500,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including $13,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,500,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $27,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,500,000
    Total Guarantees $13,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $7,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 26 $3,000,000 $4,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000($7,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $3,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $3,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 27 $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000($13,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $6,500,000 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $6,500,000 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $6,500,000
    2019 Contract details by year 28 $3,750,000 - $3,750,000 - $3,750,000($17,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $3,750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $3,750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $3,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $3,750,000
    2020 Contract details by year 29 $4,750,000 - $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000($22,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $4,750,000 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $4,750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $4,750,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $4,750,000
    2021 Contract details by year 30 $5,500,000 - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000($27,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $5,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $5,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $5,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $5,500,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $7M fully guaranteed at signing (2017 salary, 2017 roster bonus)
    • $6.5M 2018 salary fully guarantees on 3/18/2018
    • 2017 Roster Bonus: $4M (guaranteed)
    • Annual Sacks Escalator: $1M
    • Annual Sacks Incentive: $1M

    Previous Contracts

    Spotrac Premium Tools

    To see the rest of the William Gholston's contract breakdowns, & gain access to all of Spotrac's Premium tools, sign up today. Already Subscribed? Login Here

    2013-2016Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,560,544
    Signing Bonus $400,544
    Average Salary $640,136
    Total Guarantees $400,544
    Guaranteed at Signing $400,544
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 $400,544 - - - - - $805,544
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $495,000 - - - - - - $495,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $585,000 - - - - - $147,402 $732,402
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,671,000 - - - - - - $1,671,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - $4,000,000 - - - - $7,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - - - - - $6,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - - - - - - $3,750,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - - - - - - $4,750,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $5,500,000 - - - - - - $5,500,000
    9 seasons $26,656,000 $400,544 $4,000,000 - - - $147,402 $31,203,946
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    9 seasons Player Cash Earnings $26,656,000 $400,544 $4,000,000 - - - $147,402 $31,203,946
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 01/01/2021, $5,130

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Detroit (DET)


    • TOTAL: $5,130

  • Transactions

    Jan 1 2021Fined $5,130 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Detroit (DET)
    Mar 6 2017Signed a 5 year $27.5 million contract extension with Tampa Bay (TB)
    May 14 2013Signed a 4 year $2.56 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Apr 27 2013Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 4 (#126 overall)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how William Gholston ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($0) Rank
    NFL: #
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers: #
    Defensive End: #

    Total Cash ($0) Rank
    NFL: #
    Defensive End: #

    Average Annual ($0) Rank
    NFL: #
    Defensive End: #
  •  

    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2021 TB 17 17 10 507 44.9 4.5 36 21 15
    2020 TB 16 16 11 606 57.0 3 44 24 20
    2019 TB 16 16 8 507 43.5 1.5 38 26 12
    2018 TB 16 16 2 402 38.4 1 10 7 3
    2017 TB 14 14 10 447 42.0 37 21 16
    2016 TB 14 14 14 586 58.7 3.5 50 37 13 1
    2015 TB 16 16 11 677 61.6 3 67 47 20 1
    2014 TB 15 15 9 572 52.3 2 41 27 14
    2013 TB 13 12 2 312 29.9 2 31 15 16
    Totals 137 136 77 4,616 - 21 354 225 129 2 0