Tim Baylor

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Tim Baylor
Position: Defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1954-05-23) May 23, 1954 (age 63)
Place of birth: Washington, D.C.
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
College: Morgan State University
NFL Draft: 1976 / Round: 10 / Pick: 283
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Interceptions: 0
INT yards: 0
Touchdowns: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Tim O. Baylor (born May 23, 1954 in Washington, D.C.) is a former American football defensive back in the National Football League. He played college football at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland, and was drafted by the Baltimore Colts in the tenth round of the 1976 NFL Draft. He played for the Colts for three seasons and the Minnesota Vikings for one season in 1979. Baylor was the tallest defensive back in history of the NFL at 6'6" [1] He is a member of Iota Phi Theta fraternity.

Post football Career[edit]

Even since retiring from the NFL, Baylor has been very involved in the business and political scene in Minneapolis, Minnesota community, where he currently resides. Baylor is founder and president of JADT Development Group, a residential and commercial construction firm, in Minneapolis.[2] He also operates three McDonald's franchises in the Minneapolis–St. Paul area.[3] Baylor has also served as a former member of the Minneapolis Planning Commission from 1992 to 2001, and ran as a candidate for Lieutenant Governor for the State of Minnesota in 2006.[4]


  1. ^ "Tim Baylor Past Stats, Statistics, History, and Awards". databaseFootball.com. 1954-05-23. Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2014-06-29. 
  2. ^ [1] Archived January 19, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Battle, Roxane. "Baylors, burgers and bingo: Community by design". MinnPost. Retrieved 2014-06-29. 
  4. ^ Robson, Britt (2006-05-31). "Lourey to name Tim Baylor as Lieutenant Governor choice | City Pages". Blogs.citypages.com. Retrieved 2014-06-29.