It looks like Ottawa RedBlacks quaterback Henry Burris will be going out as a champion. Reports came out on Tuesday that the 2015 CFL Most Outstanding Player and 2016 Grey Cup Most Valuable Player will be holding a press conference to discuss his future with the football club.
Word of Henry’s retirement went rampant on social media on Monday morning. Messages of praise and congratulations were posted by fans in Ottawa and across Canada.
A well deserved congratulations, @henryburris1 on your amazing career. Next stop, the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Enjoy it, my friend. 🇨🇦🏈 @cflredblacks @cfl #henryburris #rnation #ottawa #saskatchewan #calgary #hamilton #smilinghank #cfl #football #greycupchamps #canadianfootballhalloffame #redblacks #roughriders #stampeders #tigercats
In his 3 years in Ottawa, Henry led the RedBlacks to their two Grey Cup championship games, the RedBlacks first ever Grey Cup win in 2016 and the first Grey Cup for an Ottawa football franchise in 40 years.
Congratulations, Henry! We’ll see you in the Canadian Football Hall of Fame very soon.