In a normal, non-pandemic year, Pier-Olivier Lestage would probably have a much more certain grasp on his football future.
When the Saint-Eustache Que. native was last on the football field, he was named a second-team All-Canadian with the Montreal Carabins. That was of course at the end of the 2019 season.
The normal path would have been for him to return to the Carabins for another season of U SPORTS eligibility. The hope would have been for a long playoff run that ended with a Vanier Cup win, maybe an upgrade to a first-team All-Canadian selection and with that, a bump in his stock as a pro football player.
The pandemic, as we’ve all learned, doesn’t care about our plans.