William Gholston
Defensive End
Drafted: Round 4 (#126 overall), 2013
Experience: 8 Years
College: Michigan State
Contract: 5 yr(s)
$27,500,000
Signing Bonus - AAV$5,500,000 G'teed:$13,500,000 Free Agent:2022 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2017 Contract details by year 26 $3,000,000 - $4,000,000 - $7,000,000 $7,000,000
2018 Contract details by year 27 $6,500,000 - - - $6,500,000 $6,500,000
2019 Contract details by year 28 $3,750,000 - - - $3,750,000 -
2020 Contract details by year 29 $4,750,000 - - - $4,750,000 $4,750,000
2021 Contract details by year 30 $5,500,000 - - - $5,500,000 $5,500,000
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
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus 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 - - $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 $4,147,402 $31,203,946

Cap Hit

#22
Defensive End
#9
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
#251
NFL

AAV

#35
Defensive End
#340
NFL

Cash

#35
Defensive End
#313
NFL
  • Jan 1 2021

    Fined $5,130 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Detroit (DET)

  • Mar 6 2017

    Signed a 5 year $27.5 million contract extension with Tampa Bay (TB)

  • May 14 2013

    Signed a 4 year $2.56 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)

  • Apr 27 2013

    Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 4 (#126 overall)