Arkansas got some tough news just before kickoff against Mizzou on Saturday, when it was revealed that starting QB Feleipe Franks was going to miss the game with a rib injury.

That meant redshirt freshman KJ Jefferson got the start. And, after a rough first couple of series, he settled in and made some big plays.

Here’s a big 68-yard touchdown pass he had to star WR Treylon Burks to tie the game midway through the second quarter:

Fans were pleasantly surprised with how the offense looked with Jefferson at the helm. Here’s a look at some of the first-half reactions:

We’ll see if Arkansas and Jefferson can continue to put up big numbers offensively moving forward.