Steinberg's MMQB: Connections in CFHOF classes of 2020, 2021

Henry Burris and Nik Lewis are now officially honoured members of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Members of the classes of 2020 and 2021, respectively, Burris and Lewis were inducted on Friday night and share yet another link in their football journeys.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at

This is like 2 totally unrelated articles jammed together. Very awkward, is there a connection here I'm not seeing?