Austin Calitro was born on January 10, 1994, he is an American football linebacker from Orlando, Florida, and he plays for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Villanova.
Calitro was selected to the All-CAA Football first-team. He also led Villanova in total tackles with 90 and forced fumbles with 3 in his junior season.
Calitro signed with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent on May 5, 2017. He was waived by the Jets on May 15, 2017. On August 7, 2017, Calitro signed with the San Francisco 49ers. He was waived on September 2, 2017.
On September 4, 2017, Calitro was signed to the Seattle Seahawks’ practice squad. He was released on September 19, 2017.
On October 3, 2017, Calitro was signed to the Cleveland Browns’ practice squad. He signed a reserve/future contract with the Browns on January 1, 2018.
On May 18, 2018, Calitro was waived by the Browns. On June 13, 2018, Calitro signed with the Seattle Seahawks. He played in his first NFL game on September 9, 2018, in a 27–24 loss to the Denver Broncos. He made five tackles. On September 17, he started against the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football in week 2.
On September 2, 2019, Calitro was waived by the Seahawks. On September 3, 2019, Calitro was claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Calitro re-signed with the Jaguars on April 22, 2020. On April 27, 2020, he was waived. On April 28, 2020, Calitro was claimed off waivers by the Cincinnati Bengals.
On September 4, 2020, Calitro was traded to the Denver Broncos for Christian Covington. He was placed on injured reserve on September 28, 2020. He was activated on October 31. Chicago Bears On May 17, 2021, Calitro signed with the Chicago Bears. He was placed on injured reserve on August 22, 2021, and released three days later.
On November 15, 2021, Calitro was signed to the Cincinnati Bengals practice squad. He was promoted to the active roster on December 27. He was waived on January 10, 2022, and re-signed to the practice squad. On July 28, 2022, Calitro was signed by the New York Giants.