Joined the Bears for the Red Grange "barnstorming tour"
following the 1925 season following four seasons with Frankford, Canton and
Cleveland. Played for Bears during the regular season from 1926-1934, leaving
pro football in 1929 and 1932. Known as the player that pioneered shifting and
slanting on the defensive line. George Halas stated that Lyman was a better,
stronger player in his final two seasons than he was when younger. Enshrined in Pro Football Hall of Fame
in 1964. Died in
1972 at the age of 74.