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Embed This William Gholston

Defensive End Age: 27 Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#126 overall), 2013 College: Michigan State Agent(s): Blake Baratz (The Institute for Athletes)
  • 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. In 2019, Gholston will earn a base salary of $3,750,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,750,000.

    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($22,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $4,750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $4,750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $4,750,000 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($27,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $5,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $5,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $5,500,000 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

    2013-2016Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,560,544
    Signing Bonus $400,544
    Average Salary $640,136
    Guaranteed $400,544
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2013 22 $405,000 $100,136 - $505,136 $400,544 $805,544($805,544)
    2014 23 $495,000 $100,136 - $595,136 $300,408 $495,000($1,300,544)
    2015 24 $585,000 $100,136 - $685,136 $200,272 $732,402($2,032,946)
    2016 25 $1,671,000 $100,136 - $1,771,136 $100,136 $1,671,000($3,703,946)
    2017 Free agent year 26 UFA  
    • proven performance escalated 2016 salary from $675k to $1.671M
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    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
    6 seasons $12,656,000 $400,544 $4,000,000 - - - $147,402 $17,203,946
    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
    $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
  • 2019 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2018 TB 16 16 2 402 0.384 1 10 7 3
    2017 TB 14 14 10 447 0.420 37 21 16
    2016 TB 14 14 14 586 0.552 3.5 50 37 13 1
    2015 TB 16 16 11 677 0.616 3 67 47 20 1
    2014 TB 15 15 9 572 0.523 2 41 27 14
    2013 TB 13 12 2 312 0.299 2 31 15 16
    Totals 88 87 48 2,996 - 12 236 154 82 2 0