The 10 best rookie years

#10 Tatanka

The Native American was on the warpath in WWE when he debuted in 1992. Tatanka cut down the competition with hard chops and big slams. He was unstoppable during his rookie campaign, going undefeated for more than a year, a feat few in WWE history have accomplished. (WATCH) Although Rick “The Model” Martel tried multiple times to upend the rookie, going as low as to steal the Native American’s sacred feathers, Tatanka’s composure was unshakeable, leaving “The Model” looking up at the lights every time they met. Tatanka’s early success is a perfect example of what rookies can do when the bell rings.