Former Tide defensive lineman D.J. Pettway was inside "The Game" to give us a preview of the upcoming football season, but also to discuss what it was like to play for the best college football coach in the country, Nick Saban.

Pettway was asked by host Fowler about how difficult it was to play for Saban, and while he admitted it was hard, he also made sure to make the point that it was well worth it because that is the reason he wanted to come to Alabama.

"You come to Alabama to be great, play for a great team, coach... but it's not hard because that's what you want to do."

Along with the self-gratification of playing for Saban on the field, Pettway also talked about how his head coach shaped him into a better person off the field.

"He instills some great aspects in me, instilled some great things... When you're here, it teaches you so much, it just teaches you that you have to make the most of your opportunities, whenever that is, and it's pretty much like a pro organization."

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