Country music and football go hand in hand. And with the NFL season just around the corner, I scoured through my resources to match up the country star and their quarterback equivalent.

Here's what I came up with.


Drew Brees is George Strait

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Both guys are:

  • Considered one of the best to ever do it.
  • Universally loved.
  • Have done great things for their communities.

Patrick Mahomes is Luke Combs

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Both are:

  • The most talked about in their field
  • Considered the best of their generation
  • The one future players/artists will be compared to

Tom Brady is Luke Bryan

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Both guys are:

  • Incredibly talented
  • Winners of major awards 
  • Considered the face of the genre/league

Both guys have fans LOVE them, but they both have major haters in the world.


Aaron Rodgers is Jason Aldean

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  • Major successes
  • Top of their fields
  • No one questions their talents
  • Consistent performers
  • Favorites to win awards

Deshaun Watson is Jon Pardi

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Both are:

  • Incredibly talented
  • leading a new wave of up and comers

Matt Stafford is Dierks Bentley

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They are both very good. Unfortunately they have been overshadowed a bit by other superstars that came onto the scene around the same time.


Baker Mayfield is Dan + Shay

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Both are relatively new

  • still making a name for themselves
  • Have both fans and critics
  • Are friends with Justin Bieber

If you have better recommendations we'd love to hear them.

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