Before Derrick Mason enjoyed a strong 15-year career in the NFL, he played under Nick Saban for the Michigan State Spartans. Though it was early in Saban's coaching career, Mason still carries the teachings of the greatest coach in college football.

Former NFL Wide Receiver Derrick Mason joined The Game with Ryan Fowler and discussed his time playing under Nick Saban at Michigan State.

Mason also talked about his high opinion of Alabama wide receiver Jerry Jeudy, quarterback-wide receiver chemistry, what Tua Tagovailoa can improve for his receivers' benefit, and his time in the NFL, with the Baltimore Ravens and former general manager Ozzie Newsome.

For more of Derrick Mason's thoughts on Nick Saban, 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 all the latest news, breakdown and analysis surrounding the Alabama Crimson Tide.

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