Kurt Keola Gouveia (born September 14, 1964) 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 (1986–1994; 1999), the Philadelphia Eagles (1995), and the San Diego Chargers (1996–1998). 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.
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|NFL Draft:||1986 / Round: 8 / Pick: 213|
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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 (including one in Super Bowl XXVI). Up to that point, he had only intercepted two passes in his entire career.
He is currently the linebackers coach and defensive coordinator at Brevard College (NCAA Division III, Brevard, NC)
Gouveia's son Jeron Gouveia-Winslow played football at Virginia Tech and is currently the safeties coach and co-special teams coordinator at Brevard College.
Gouveia is of Portuguese and Hawaiian descent. Kurt is married to Julie Anne Gouveia They have a 20 year old son Dalton Olamana Gouveia who currently plays LB for The University Of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Football Team, Dalton attended Charlotte Christian high school in Charlotte NC class of 2015