|Date of birth:||October 4, 1978|
|Place of birth:||Long Beach, California|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||207 lb (94 kg)|
|High school:||Long Beach (CA) Poly|
|NFL draft:||2001 / Round: 7 / Pick: 229|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics
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|Stats at CFL.ca|
Rambo attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School, playing football and sprinting. In 1997 he won the CIF California State Meet in the 300 meter hurdles. In his senior year (1997) he caught a school record 79 passes for 1,098 yards and 17 touchdowns. He later attended the Ohio State University, where he continued to excel as a wide receiver and kick returner. He received All-Big Ten honorable mention honors and the Paul Warfield Award as Ohio State's top receiver in 1999/2000. In 1999, he set a new school record for average yards on kickoff returns with 22.9. He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the 2001 NFL Draft in the 7th round, 229th overall.
Rambo was released by the Oakland Raiders on August 28, 2001. He signed with the Dallas Cowboys on September 4, 2001. He played with the Cowboys for two seasons as a wide receiver and return specialist. He was released by the Cowboys on August 31, 2003. The New York Jets signed him to a contract in December 2003, but he was not utilized in games. Rambo was released by the Jets on September 4, 2004.
He performed admirably in 2006 for the Stampeders; finishing fourth on the team in receiving with 704 yards. In 2007, he finished third on the team with 983 yards receiving and tied with teammate Jeremaine Copeland and D.J. Flick for first in the league in receiving touchdowns with 10. The 2008 season saw Rambo lead the league in the regular season in total receiving yards with 1,473, helping his team reach the Western Final playoff game. The Calgary Stampeders would go on to win the 96th Grey Cup 22-14 over the Montreal Alouettes. On January 29, 2010, Rambo signed a contract extension to remain with the Stampeders.
On August 21, 2012, Rambo was added to the Toronto Argonauts' practice roster.
After a partial season with the Argonauts, Rambo was released on February 5, 2013.
- "Ken-Yon Rambo". Canadian Football League. 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-05.