Round 1: Jets Select DE Vernon Gholston
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Posted Apr 26, 2008

With Selection 6 in Round 1, New York Jets select DE Vernon Gholston, Ohio State. Learn more about this pick from team and draft experts!

Player Vernon Gholston, DE, Ohio State
Team New York Jets
Pick Round 1, Selection 6 (6 Overall)
Stats Ht: 6-3   Wt: 260   40: 4.75  
There's a saying in the NFL which is you can't ever have enough quality pass rushers. The Jet pass rush will be strengthened in a big way with the additions of Calvin Pace and Gholston to go along with Bryan Thomas. The trio of outside pass rushers could post 30-35 sacks as a group in 2008.
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