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  • Thu., Oct. 02, 2014 2:00 PM - 2:15 PM EDT Live Rex Ryan Press Conference HC Rex Ryan will address the media following practice.
  • Thu., Oct. 02, 2014 3:30 PM EDT Live Press Conference: Coordinators Jets special teams coordinator Thomas McGaughey, offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg and defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman will address the media.
  • Thu., Oct. 02, 2014 9:30 PM - 10:00 PM EDT Jets Game Plan Jets Game Plan is a 30-minute preview show hosted by Jeane Coakley with analysts Ray Lucas and Tony Richardson, providing a comprehensive look ahead at the week's upcoming matchup.
  • Fri., Oct. 03, 2014 12:40 PM - 12:55 PM EDT Live Rex Ryan Press Conference HC Rex Ryan will address the media following practice.
  • Sat., Oct. 04, 2014 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM EDT Jets Game Plan Jets Game Plan is a 30-minute preview show hosted by Jeane Coakley with analysts Ray Lucas and Tony Richardson, providing a comprehensive look ahead at the week's upcoming matchup.
  • Mon., Oct. 06, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM EDT Jets Open Mic Exclusive live "start-to-finish" coverage of Rex Ryan's press conferences every Monday and Wednesday from the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center. Jets Open Mic is a 30-minute telecast throughout the NFL season.
  • Mon., Oct. 06, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT Inside the Jets

    “Discuss the team’s gameday performance and the Jets’ match-up for the upcoming week. Hosted by Bob Wischusen,“Inside the Jets Radio Show" on ESPN New York 98.7FM is aired weekly the day after every game throughout the season.”

  • Tue., Oct. 07, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM EDT Jets Extra Point Every Tuesday throughout the season, Jets fans can tune into Jets Extra Point, a weekly show that dissects the previous week's game with detailed analysis. The show will also feature exclusive interviews with Jets players and coaches. Host Brian Custer is joined by Ray Lucas, Tony Richardson, and a rotating panel of Jets on SNY analysts.
  • Wed., Oct. 08, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM EDT Jets Open Mic Exclusive live "start-to-finish" coverage of Rex Ryan's press conferences every Monday and Wednesday from the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center. Jets Open Mic is a 30-minute telecast throughout the NFL season.
  • Thu., Oct. 09, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM EDT Jets Game Plan Jets Game Plan is a 30-minute preview show hosted by Jeane Coakley with analysts Ray Lucas and Tony Richardson, providing a comprehensive look ahead at the week's upcoming matchup.

Team

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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