Former Alabama linebacker Eryk Anders is best known for his forced fumble in the BCS National Championship game against Texas to give Nick Saban his first championship at Alabama, but Anders is making a name for himself in a different form of combat.

He has joined the UFC and has become a star with his 10-1 record and his fight against legend Lyoto Machida where he loss in a split decision.

Anders joined Drew DeArmond of ESPN 97.7 the Zone, who was filling in for Ryan Fowler on The Game, and he discussed his upcoming fight with Tim Williams (15-4), what he's learned from his first loss in the UFC, playing and learning under Nick Saban and his relationship with Kirby Smart.

For Anders full conversation, make sure you watch the video above the article. Don't miss The Game with Ryan Fowler weekday afternoons from 2-6 p.m. for the latest news, breakdown and analysis on Alabama football.