Devin Hester looks to God before thousands of fans every game, yet his ritual hasn’t sparked a Hesteria over his spirituality.

Before receiving a kick, the NFL’s most dangerous return man dips his head forward, touches both shoes, then raises his arms toward the sky as he utters a simple phrase.

“I just tell God to watch over me from the toes on my feet to the head of my crown,” Hester said.

A professed devout Christian whose mother, Juanita Brown, is a pastor, Hester grew up in a church back home in Miami, attending services three times a week. Marriage and fatherhood helped refocus Hester in Chicago after a college career amid the temptations of South Florida.

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