The two-time national champion has his Crimson Tide ranked No. 2 in the first BCS poll of the season. Alabama faces No. 1 LSU on Nov. 5.
Is there a place in Alabama you can go and not have to talk football?
NICK SABAN: I don't go anywhere during the season. But I don't think I could. There's a lot of interest and passion in this state. That's a good thing.
Can you go to the movies?
NS: I go to the movies. But [my wife] Terry and I sneak in. She goes first, gets the popcorn and all that, and then I hit the ground running. The big thing wherever you go is that if you don't stop, people don't stop you. But if you stop, you're going to get talked to for a while.
What if you wore an Auburn hat to the theater? No one would recognize you.
NS: No. But if somebody did, that would be bad.
When's the last time an opponent kept you up at night?