Expectations for rookies usually aren’t very high–unless that player is a top-five pick in their draft class. But, there are those rooks that have incredible impacts right from the jump. These five receivers are the best of the batch.
Bob Hayes – Dallas Cowboys
Stats: 46 receptions, 1,003 yards, 12 touchdowns
A former Olympic gold-medal sprinter, Hayes burst onto the scene in 1965. In his first game of his first season, Hayes caught two passes–for 81 yards and a touchdown. The best was yet to come.