"Coming into the game, we know we've got to stop the run," Long said. "We've got an opponent who we feel we are equal to in talent. We know they're going to run the ball and try to stay on the field as long as possible.
"Our goal is for our defense to try and get off the field and hopefully we can get back on track on the offensive side of the ball."
Glendale will rely on junior quarterback Alex Yoon, who leads the team in rushing with 494 yards and five touchdowns, and running backs Chan Kim and Alex Manukian to control the game, while taking stock in the fact its defense was fairly solid all season with its glaring weakness being a tendency to wear down in the second half.