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Vernon Gholston
DE #50
Height:
6-3
Weight:
260
College:
Ohio State
Experience:
3
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 45 42 24 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2010 NYJ 16 12 7 5 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 NYJ 14 17 12 5 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 NYJ 15 13 5 8 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

◊ Last season, started three of the season’s first four games in place of a suspended Calvin Pace and established a new career-high in tackles.

◊ Named team’s Special Teams Player of the Week after totaling four special teams tackles vs. ARI, 9/28/08.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

◊ 4/26/08, NYJ, D1a (6)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

◊ Last season, started three of the season’s first four games in place of a suspended Calvin Pace and established a new career-high in tackles.

◊ Named team’s Special Teams Player of the Week after totaling four special teams tackles vs. ARI, 9/28/08.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

◊ 4/26/08, NYJ, D1a (6)

BEFORE THE NFL

◊ Established Ohio State single-season record with 14 sacks as a senior in 2007 and ranks fifth in school history with 22.5 career sacks…Tied school record with four sacks vs. Wisconsin, 11/3/07.

◊ Named Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year by coaches, chosen All-Big Ten by coaches and media and selected a finalist for the Ted Hendricks Award following his senior campaign in 2007…Second-team Walter Camp and AP All-America choice…Started 12 of the 13 games and accumulated 37 tackles, 14 sacks,15.5 tackles-for-loss and one fumble recovery.

◊ Earned second-team all-Big Ten honors as a junior in 2006…Started all 13 games and recorded 49 tackles, 8.5 sacks, 15 tackles-for-loss, one interception.

◊ Attended Cass Technical HS in Detroit where he played football for Head Coach Thomas Wilcher.

◊ Earned all-state honors as an offensive lineman as a senior, but also utilized at linebacker, where he recorded 75 tackles with six sacks in his only high school season on defense.

◊ Began playing football as a sophomore where he was first utilized at linebacker before being switched to offensive guard, where he played exclusively his junior season.

OFF THE FIELD

◊ Gholston’s father, Vernon, died in 1999 from pneumonia after battling Multiple Sclerosis for seven years. Gholston helped care for his father while his mother, Cheryl Gholston, worked on a General Motors assembly line.

◊ Handed out gift cards to underprivileged children for a holiday shopping spree at the Livingston Toys R Us in New Jersey.

◊ Participated in the Taste of the New York Jets event at Ciprani’s Wall Street, helping to raise money for the New York Jets Foundation.

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