Won the starting left end job coming out of training camp and made nine starts there before being replaced by Jacquies Smith. Had seen more playing time as a rookie and started the final two games of the season. Had 1.5 sacks in the win over Buffalo. Was a 4th round pick who started 24 games in his college career for the Spartans with 10 sacks before declaring for the NFL draft a year early after his junior season. His cousin is Vernon Gholston, a 2008 1st round pick of the New York Jets.