Jearld Baylis
Date of birth: (1962-08-12) August 12, 1962 (age 58)
Place of birth: Jackson, Mississippi
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: Import
Position(s): DT
College: Southern Mississippi
 As player:
Toronto Argonauts
BC Lions
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Baltimore Stallions
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1987, 1992, 1993, 1995
CFL East All-Star: 1987, 1992
CFL West All-Star: 1993

Jearld Baylis (born August 12, 1962) was a star defensive lineman in the Canadian Football League.

Baylis played college football at University of Southern Mississippi.,[1] where he was known as the Space Ghost. He had a 10 year career from 1986 to 1995 for four different teams. He won the CFL's Most Outstanding Defensive Player Award in 1993 and was a CFL All-Star four times. He was a part of the Baltimore Stallions 1995 Grey Cup winning team.


  1. Cox, John W.; Bennett, Gregg (2004-10-04). Rock solid: Southern Miss football. Univ. Press of Mississippi. pp. 178–183, etc.. ISBN 978-1-57806-709-1. Retrieved 29 May 2011.

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