Is Nick Saban an Atheist?

Football coach Nick Saban is not an atheist; he is a devout Catholic. As of 2014, he is a regular at Mass each Sunday at St. Francis of Assisi University Parish, just two blocks from the University of Alabama practice fields, explains

Saban grew up Catholic and was even a big fan of Notre Dame the Catholic school his Alabama Crimson Tide defeated in the 2013 BCS Title game. Saban has long been known for having a Mass before every game with his pastor, the Reverand Gerald Holloway, serving as team chaplain and leading the team in the "Our Father" prayer before and after games.