Percy Harvin in Minnesota is really turning heads. The Vikings have not had a dynamic receiver like Harvin since the days of Randy Moss. However, unlike Moss, Harvin is also a threat to score on special teams. He already has two kickoff returns for TDs and 23 returns of 20 or more yards. Harvin also had impressive receiving stats, with 28 receptions for 369 yards and 3 TDs.
However, despite some good numbers, Harvin's receiving numbers are eclipsed by another rookie: Colts slot receiver Austin Collie.
Collie, who is probably the best rookie WR we've seen in Indy since Marvin Harrison in his rookie season in 1996, has 30 receptions for 330 yards and 4 TDs. What pushes Harvin over the top is his kick returns, and while other rookies like Knowshon Moreno, Brian Orakpo, Brian Cushing, and Jairus Byrd are having great seasons, it's important to point out that all the players mentioned here are first day picks.
All but one. Collie was taken in the 4th round of the 2009 draft.
So, even though Harvin has really shined returning kicks, keep an eye on Collie's numbers as the season progresses. If his catches, yards, and TDs are better than Harvin's, Collie deserves a little RotY love. Interesting sidenote: Donald Brown is #3 on the rookie rushing list with 212 yards and 2 TDs.