Henry Burris

Bio

Full name: Henry Armand Burris

Born: May 4, 1975 in Spiro, OK (46 years old)

Last Season (2016) Vitals:
  • Player classification: International
  • Height: 6′ 1″
  • Weight: 190 lbs
  • Position: QB
  • Jersey: #1
Amateur Programs
  • Temple
  • Spiro HS (Spiro, OK)
18 Season Career

Active years: 1997–2000, 2003–2016
Active teams (4):

  • CGY 1997–1999, 2005–2011
  • SSK 2000, 2003–2004
  • HAM 2012–2013
  • OTT 2014–2016

287 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 276 regular season games (112 games started)
  • 6 playoff games
  • 5 Grey Cup appearances (3 championship wins)
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
18 seasons
(Rank: T11th,
99th percentile,
18 CFL seasons)
4 teams 276
(Rank: 16th,
99th percentile,
276 CFL games)
6 5
1997 CGY QB 16 1 -- 0
1998 CGY QB 16 18 -- 1
1999 CGY QB 16 5 -- 0
2000 SSK QB 1 18 -- 0
2003 SSK QB 10 9 -- 0
2004 SSK QB 1 18 -- 0
2005 CGY QB 1 16 -- 0
2006 CGY QB 1 18 -- 0
2007 CGY QB 1 16 -- 0
2008 CGY QB 1 18 -- 1
2009 CGY QB 1 18 -- 0
2010 CGY QB 1 18 1 0
2011 CGY QB 1 18 1 0
2012 HAM QB 1 18 0 0
2013 HAM QB 1 18 2 1
2014 OTT QB 1 18 0 0
2015 OTT QB 1 18 1 1
2016 OTT QB 1 13 1 1
Henry Burris Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameRecord Held Span OR
Regular Season
Passing Yards – Game 31st 504 yards OTT 2015 MTL 17 @ OTT 39
36th 497 yards HAM 2012 HAM 40 @ TOR 43
50th 479 yards CGY 2009 CGY 35 @ EDM 38
Playoffs
16th 416 yards SSK 2004 SSK 25 @ BC 27 OT
Grey Cup
4th 461 yards OTT 2016 CGY 33 vs OTT 39 OT
Weekly
2004
  • Offensive Star Division Finals (SSK)
2005
  • Offensive Star Week 9 (CGY)
  • Offensive Star Week 20 (CGY)
2006
  • Offensive Star Week 9 (CGY)
  • Offensive Star Week 11 (CGY)
  • Offensive Star Week 18 (CGY)
2007
  • Offensive Star Week 8 (CGY)
  • Offensive Star Week 12 (CGY)
  • Offensive Star Week 16 (CGY)
2008
  • Offensive Star Week 12 (CGY)
  • Offensive Star Week 17 (CGY)
2010
  • Offensive Star Week 11 (CGY)
  • Offensive Star Week 14 (CGY)
2011
  • Offensive Star Week 9 (CGY)
2012
  • Offensive Star Week 4 (HAM)
  • Offensive Star Week 5 (HAM)
  • Offensive Star Week 14 (HAM)
  • Offensive Star Week 19 (HAM)
2013
  • Offensive Star Week 11 (HAM)
2015
  • Top Performer #1 of Week 5 (OTT)
  • Top Performer #1 of Week 13 (OTT)
  • Top Performer #1 of Week 15 (OTT)
  • Top Performer #2 of Week 17 (OTT)
  • Top Performer #2 of Week 18 (OTT)
  • Top Performer #1 of Week 20 (OTT)
2016
  • Top Performer #1 of Week 17 (OTT)
Monthly
2006
  • Offensive Star August (CGY)
2007
  • Offensive Star August (CGY)
  • Offensive Star September (CGY)
2010
  • Offensive Star October (CGY)
2011
  • Offensive Star August (CGY)
2012
  • Offensive Star July (HAM)
2015
  • Top Performer #1 of September (OTT)
  • Top Performer #1 of October (OTT)
  • 2000 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Player
  • 2005 Team Nominee (CGY) Most Outstanding Player
  • 2007 Team Nominee (CGY) Most Outstanding Player
  • 2008 Division Finalist (CGY) Most Outstanding Player
  • 2010 Winner (CGY) Most Outstanding Player
  • 2013 Team Nominee (HAM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 2015 Winner (OTT) Most Outstanding Player
  • 2008 Winner (CGY) Grey Cup Most Valuable Player
  • 2016 Winner (OTT) Grey Cup Most Valuable Player
  • 2015 Winner (OTT) Tom Pate Memorial Award
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Henry Burris was inducted into the Player wing in 2020.