When picking your team in franchise mode, it is helpful to know which rookies the team at EA blessed with development traits like Star, Superstar, or Superstar X-Factor.

We’ve put together a list with every rookies and what their hidden development trait is. If they aren’t on this list, assume they have normal development.

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Remember, Superstar and SSX players develop twice as fast as normal players while Star players develop about 50% faster than normal players.

In any reasonable franchise, if your player has normal development and stays there, he will never get to 90+ overall.

These dev traits can be increased by having excellent seasons, or by triggering in-season development scenarios but these can often be difficult and are by no means guaranteed. Young players though usually will have a couple opportunities to increase their development traits so they aren’t necessarily stuck forever where they are.

Remember that players with Superstar and X-Factor development traits have access to Superstar and X-Factor abilities. For rookies, these are hidden and not displayed until 500 snaps are played.

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Superstar X-Factor Rookies

  • Kyle Pitts – TE Falcons

Superstar Rookies

  • Trevor Lawrence – QB Jaguars
  • Trey Lance QB 49ers
  • Ja’Marr Chase WR Bengals
  • Jaylen Waddle WR Dolphins
  • Penei Sewell – RT Lions
  • Patrick Surtain II – CB Broncos
  • Najee Harris – HB Steelers

Star Rookies

  • Zach Wilson
  • Jaycee Horn
  • Devonta Smith
  • Justin Fields
  • Micah Parsons
  • Rashawn Slater
  • Alijah Vera-Tucker
  • Zaven Collins
  • Jaelen Phillips
  • Jamin Davis
  • Kadarius Toney
  • Kwity Paye
  • Caleb Fairley
  • Christian Darrisaw
  • Travis Etienne
  • Greg Newsome
  • Rashas Bateman
  • Elijah Moore
  • Javonte Williams
  • Jevon Holland
  • Landon Dickerson
  • Christian Barmore
  • Teven Jenkins
  • Treven Moehrig
  • Asante Samuel Jr.
  • Azeez Ojulari
  • Jeremiah Owusu -Koromoah
  • Creed Humphrey

If you didn’t see the rookie you were looking for on this list, he likely has normal development.

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