Kurt Gouveia Athlete Profile

#34 Kurt Gouveia

Position: Linebacker Height: 6-1 Weight: 213 Roster Years: 1982-1985 Hometown: Waianae, HI Last School: Waianae High School



All-America

  • 1985 AP Honorable Mention

Personal

Born in Honolulu ... parents are Walter and Piilani ... married Lori Rivera in July `83 ... majoring in recreation management.

Before BYU

Attended Waianae High ... was the first person in the state's history to be named MVP on both offense and defense by the media ... guided his team to the state championship three years in a row as a quarterback and defensive back ... was a three-year letterman in basketball ... coached by Larry Ginoza (Kansas State).

Stats

YEAR   SOLO  AST   TOTAL   TFL/YDS   SACKS  PI   PBU   QBH   FR   FC   BLK/K
1983    7    12     19     1         0       0     0     5    0    0    0
1984   43    64    107     5         7       1     1    21    2    3    2
1985   57    41     98     7         3       2     5     8    3    0    0


1982 | Freshman Year

Saw a lot of action with the jayvee.

1983 | Sophomore Year

Backed up Todd Shell ... played a lot in the Wyoming game because Shell was sick ... was special teams player of the game vs. UCLA.

1984 | Junior Year

Second Team All-WAC ... led the team in defensive points with 284 ... led the team with seven sacks and 21 hurries ... was BYU's outstanding linebacker vs. Hawai`i, UTEP and Utah ... had four unassisted tackles, two pass breakups and a sack in the Holiday Bowl vs. Michigan ... voted the outstanding linebacker or the year by BYU coaches ... had eight unassisted tackles, five assisted tackles, two QB sacks a QB hurry and a pass deflection against Utah ... his interception vs. New Mexico in the third quarter set up BYU's final score of a 48-0 shutout.

1985 | Senior Year

Drafted in the eighth round by the Washington Redskins ... Honorable mention All-America, Associated Press ... First Team All-Western Athletic Conference ... played in the Hula Bowl ... was in the final 15 for the Butkus Award ... had six unassisted tackles in the victory over Washington ...