Tyms, a 6-3, 204-pound native of Seattle, Washington, has played in nine career CFL games over the past two seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Through eight games in 2017, the Florida A&M product has hauled in 25 passes for 204 yards. In last year's Eastern Division Semi-Final game, he set career-highs with eight receptions for 114 yards.
Prior to signing with Hamilton in 2016, Tyms appeared in 18 games in the NFL with the New England Patriots and Cleveland Browns. In 2014, he played in 11 games for the Pats, starting two, while posting five receptions for 82 yards and a touchdown. He dressed in one postseason game with the club against the Baltimore Ravens on January 10, en route to becoming a Super Bowl Champion in Super Bowl XLIX. Along with the Browns and Patriots, Tyms saw stops with the San Francisco 49ers and Miami Dolphins.
After making the team as a walk-on, Tyms played in 22 games in two seasons at Florida A&M, starting 13 contests. He registered 45 receptions for 661 yards and four touchdowns for the Rattlers.