Luke Bryan Promises To Put a ‘Curse On the Florida Gators’ with Tim Tebow’s Heisman Trophy

Luke Bryan and Tim Tebow are having a little friendly competition ahead of Saturday’s Florida/Georgia game. The country superstar, who…

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Lauren Jo Black

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November 4, 2020

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Luke Bryan and Tim Tebow are having a little friendly competition ahead of Saturday’s Florida/Georgia game.

The country superstar, who happens to be a life-long Georgia Bulldogs fan, took to Instagram on Wednesday (Nov. 4) to show off Tebow’s Heisman Trophy and explain his plan to put a “curse” on the Florida Gators.

“I’ve got a fun week in store for you because it’s Georgia/Florida week,” Bryan said in the video clip.

The “Down To One” singer goes on to explain that he and his wife Caroline got their hands on the trophy after Tebow put it up for auction last year at the couple’s Red Bird Games benefiting the Brett Boyer Foundation. The foundation was created in honor of their niece, Brett, who was diagnosed prenatally with Down Syndrome and a congenital heart defect (CHD) and sadly lost her life at just 7 months old. Caroline bid on the trophy and won the right to have it for six months and Tebow conveniently delivered it a few days before the big rival game.

“Tim somehow delivered it last week, the week before the Georgia/Florida game,” Bryan explained. “I feel it was an effort to bring bad mojo into my household, so ladies and gentlemen just to let you know there’s Tim’s Heisman just to prove you guys he made good on his promise… but I’ve got this all week to put a curse on the Florida Gators.”

Bryan told fans to stay tuned to Instagram throughout the week as they plan to use this time to support the Brett Boyer Foundation as well as the Tim Tebow Foundation.

“Tune in to our stories to watch us cheer on our favorite college teams and highlight our charities,” he captioned the post. “Go Dawgs!”

The Florida Gators and the Georgia Bulldogs will face off on Saturday, November 7 at 3:30 p.m. at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.