Ken Harvey (American football)
Harvey in 2011
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|Date of birth:||May 6, 1965|
|Place of birth:||Austin, Texas|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||230 lb (104 kg)|
|High school:||Austin (TX) Lanier|
|NFL draft:||1988 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12|
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Kenneth Ray Harvey (born May 6, 1965) is a former professional American football player in the National Football League (NFL). He currently works as a fitness trainer for space tourists and a sports writer for The Washington Post.
Harvey played professional football in the National Football league as an outside linebacker for the Phoenix Cardinals and the Washington Redskins from 1988 to 1999. He played collegiately at the University of California, Berkeley and was selected by the Cardinals in the first round (twelfth overall) in the 1988 NFL Draft. Harvey was a four-time Pro Bowl selection from 1994 to 1997. In his career, he appeared in 164 games and recorded 89 sacks.
Harvey began providing video commentary for the website of The Washington Post. His video column is titled Word on the Street with Ken Harvey. The formula for his videos is to interview Washington Redskins fans after each game. In addition to his videos he contributes to the online text column titled At The Game.
Harvey also began writing a weekly sports column about the Redskins in Oct. 2011 for the Joint Base Journal, a publication produced by the Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Public Affairs office.