Alabama has now visited the White House five times since Nick Saban took over as head coach.
Tuesday’s visit to commemorate the program’s most recent national title came with plenty of memorable moments.
One such memory happened as former punter JK Scott approached President Donald Trump and formed a prayer circle around him.
What a cool moment! .@AlabamaFTBL JK Scott asked @POTUS if he could pray for him and his staff. Video below shows President Trump and Bama players praying after the Tide's @WhiteHouse visit! @WBRCnews @BarrettSallee pic.twitter.com/tE4hj4k38l
— ChristinaWBRC (@ChristinaWBRC) April 10, 2018
He remembered the moment Wednesday on CBS’ Inside Edition.
“I asked him, ‘Mr. Trump, would you be okay if I prayed over you,’ and he said, ‘Yeah, let’s go.’ So I laid hands on him, everybody gathered around,”
Scott said that he felt the president “had so much burden, so much stress.”
He added: “Afterwards, he was very thankful, he said thank you and gave me a hug.”
Scott has the chance to be one of the few punters taken in the 2018 NFL draft. He punted for more than 11,000 yards at Alabama, averaging 45.6 yards per punt.