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Kurt Gouveia

Born: Sep 14, 1964

Birthplace: Honolulu

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Kurt Gouveia

Date of Birth : Sep 14, 1964
Birth Place : Honolulu

Kurt Keola Gouveia is a former professional American football linebacker who played 13 seasons in the National Football League and one season in the XFL. During his career, he played for the Washington Redskins, the Philadelphia Eagles, and the San Diego Chargers. In 2001, he also played for the Las Vegas Outlaws in the now-defunct XFL. Gouveia played college football for Brigham Young University and was a member of their 1984 National Championship team. He was selected by the Redskins in the eighth round of the 1986 NFL Draft. Gouveia sustained a knee injury in training camp as a rookie and did not play during the 1986 NFL season. In his 13 NFL seasons, Gouveia played in 184 games and his career totals include 73 starts in 151 regular season games, 819 tackles, ten interceptions, eight forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. Gouveia played a majority of his NFL career with the Redskins and was a member of both their 1987 and 1991 Super Bowl Championship teams. During the 1991 postseason, he made an interception in each Redskins' three playoff wins. Up to that point, he had only intercepted two passes in his entire career.


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