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William Gholston - NFL Draft Profile

TeamTampa Bay (NEP)
Round4
Selection29 (126 overall)
PositionDefensive End
SchoolMichigan State
YearJR
Born7/31/1991
Height6-7
Weight278
High SchoolSoutheastern (Detroit, Michigan)
Two-time Second-Team All-Big Ten selection during 2011 and 2012 seasons...Holds the Michigan State record for career tackles for loss (30.0)...Defensive Player of the Game in 2012 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl with nine tackles, including a sack...Team-high 13.0 tackles for loss in 2012 along with 4.5 sacks...Career-highs in sacks (five) and tackles for loss (16.0) during 2011 campaign...2013 NFL Combine participant...Posted 4.96 40-yard dash, 4.59 20-yard shuttle and 23 reps on bench press...Perfect build for starting role at the professional level...Tons of strength especially in arms...Agile athlete considering size...Good speed in short space...Doesn't use hands particularly well...Struggles turning the corner.


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