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Lawrence Tynes


1978 -

American footballer. Born in Greenock (Inverclyde), the son of an American father and Scottish mother, Tynes was raised in Campbeltown (Argyll & Bute), with his father serving in the US Navy. He move to the USA at the age of 10 and began playing football at school but began playing professionally with the Kansas City Chiefs, moving to the New York Giants in 2007. There he had considerable success as the team were twice Super Bowl champions. He ended his career with Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2013.

Tynes served as Grand Marshal of the New York Tartan Day Parade in 2008.


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