(Born September, 1964)
Professional Football Player
Kurt Gouveia won two Super Bowl Championships with the Washington
Redskins in 1988 and 1992. In the 1992 game he returned an interception
to the two-yard line to set up a Redskin touchdown.
Gouveia had an outstanding 13-year career with the Washington Redskins,
the Philadelphia Eagles, and the San Diego Chargers. In 1993, he led the
Redskins team with 174 tackles and in 1995, he led the Eagles with 144 tackles.
He was born in Hawaii, and graduated from Waianae High School in 1982.
At Waianae, he guided the Seariders to three consecutive state titles in
He played quarterback and cornerback and was the first in Hawaii,
to be named player of the year on both offense and defense.
At Brigham Young University, in 1984, the team won the Holiday Bowl and
the National Championship in football. In 1985, as a senior, he won All
Western Athletic Conference honors.