Georgia’s Luke Bryan helps woman stranded on the side of the road with flat tire

MAUREY COUNTY, Tenn. — County music star and Georgia native Luke Bryan proved he’s not above rolling up his own sleeves to help someone in need.

Courtney Potts, a mom in middle Tennessee, said that her tire blew out on Monday while she was going around a curve in the small town of Columbia, which is southwest of Nashville.

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Bryan, who lives on his 150-acre farm nearby, happened to be the one to stop by and help.

Potts told WKRN that she was driving to her parents house when the tire blew out. She stopped on the side of the road and moments later, someone jumped out of a pickup truck behind her.


“He was like ‘Hey, I almost hit you! This is a really bad road, we’ve got to get out of this curve,”’ Potts told WKRN. “I knew his voice, and I was like, ‘okay this is happening!’”

Potts posted video of the encounter on TikTok. In the video, Bryan is down on his knees with a tire iron. Potts also posted a picture with Bryan. The video got more than three million views on TikTok.

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Bryan told Potts he was on the way to go hunting with his kids.

“He didn’t act like a celebrity, not even a little bit. He just looked like anybody else that would have pulled over,” she said. “Him being from the South, he knows people would have stopped, but he chose to stop even when he was busy, and I am just so grateful to them.”

People on social media agreed that his southern manners led him to do the right thing and help.

“Good ole South Georgia boy,” one Instagram user wrote.

Bryan is from Leesburg, Ga. and went to Georgia Southern University.