NFL’s Seattle Seahawks Sign Former Danbury High Star
Former All-State Danbury High's Austin Calitro signed an NFL contract with the Seattle Seahawks on June 13.
As Calitrol launches into only his second season in the NFL after starring on the Villanova University football team, he's already been shuffled between the Seahawks, the 49ers, the Jets, the Browns, and a tryout with the Philadelphia Eagles and now he hopes he's finally found a home.
The Seattle Seahawks was the first NFL team he played with for several weeks after playing college ball. Now after bouncing around between five NFL teams, he's officially back with the Seahawks. Here's what Austin told the NewsTimes:
I guess they liked what they saw of me in the first three weeks of the season last year. They called my agent and said they wanted to bring me back.
The challenge about being signed is actually earning a starting position on the team. Calitrol heads out to the Seahawks training camp next week where he'll continue to fight for a starting spot on the roster. Believe it or not, he has yet to play in a regular season game.
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