North Bay’s Mike O’Shea has a special speech to make on Thursday.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers head coach is one of the inductees into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.

Joining O’Shea in the player class in Hamilton will be running back Kelvin Anderson, quarterback Anthony Calvillo and receiver Geroy Simon.

O’Shea, played 16 seasons with Hamilton and Toronto.

He was the CFL’s top rookie in 1993 and won three Grey Cups with Toronto as a player and another as an assistant coach.

O’Shea ranks second in CFL history in tackles and finished his career with the second-most games played by a Toronto Argonaut with 205.

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