Our series naming the top Ohio State recruits from out of state since 1985 begins with the Buckeyes'…
Rams sign Vernon Gholston
"I heard how he was perceiving me before the draft, before he knew me, and I was the same way, I wasn't hoping for him to be first coach of the Jets when I was there, either," Gholston told the New York Post.
"Being a first-round pick, you would have hoped for more. Rex made a comment to me when he first came in that he thought I wasn't liked by the guys on the team, then once he got there he saw that wasn't the case. Those perceptions kind of determine the outcome, and it's sad to say."
Gholston didn't succeed with the Jets or during a brief stint with the Chicago Bears. The former Ohio State star has been unproductive ever since entering the league as the sixth overall pick of the draft.
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