What makes a dark horse? Everyone has their own definition and opinion, but the most common shared theme is a player whose hype ranks far below his performance.
Which rookies have that? And how do you judge where the hype ranks?
This slide show will attempt to look at it based on the criteria of being drafted later than the second round (and preferably on Day Three) while making a significant contribution, even if it doesn’t involve making an impact that will show up on the box score.
Each player will have their position and where they were drafted listed beside the name.