My daughter was HS friends with Fran's daughter and kept in touch a few years. She said her parents hated Alabama. Said people would park in front of their house all night to get a glimps of coach. Said her mother was constatly accosted in the grocery store.Saban actually DESPISES the Bama T-shirt fans.
And with good reason, that fan base has a higher percentage of trash than almost any other.
Don't feel sorry for them (incl Saban). That is the price of fame...