Lawrence James Henry Tynes (born May 3, 1978, Greenock, Scotland) is an American football placekicker for the New York Giants. He was originally signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in 2001.
Tynes was a standout kicker for the football team at Milton High School in Milton, Florida. In addition, Tynes was a stellar soccer player.
Tynes attended Troy State University (now simply Troy University), graduating with a degree in criminal justice, and holds school records for career field goals (45), and points (262).