Good as Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III have been, look beyond the first-year quarterbacks making a strong first impression and check out the other NFL rookies delivering dynamic performances.
I've talked plenty in this column about the "golden age" of quarterbacks and the new wave in fantasy football, but it's been nice to see some old-school running back dominance of late.
In what is turning into a memorable year for rookies, Andrew Luck and Doug Martin took the excellence to a record level.
Doug Martin never had a homecoming like this during his stellar college career at Boise State.
Ballot and comments from AP Pro 32 panel voter Rich Gannon of CBS Sports/Sirius XM:
Over the last few years, perhaps no program has invested more in Week One of the college football season than Boise State.
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The second round of the NFL draft begins Friday night with St. Louis on the clock. Unless, of course, the Rams and the rest of the teams are still in a trading mood.
Kellen Moore deserves a better send off.