MANOA (HawaiiNewsNow) - One game at a time.
It's the way the Warriors have approached each week and all it's gotten them is a WAC best, 4-0 record and a shot to wrap up their quickest bid ever to the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl when they host Idaho on Saturday.
Hawaii will face the nation's 4th ranked passing offense and a quarterback that's garnered national attention as a can't-miss NFL prospect.
After spending the last few weeks chasing down mobile quarterbacks, Hawaii's defensive approach will change as Nathan Enderle operates more from the pocket.
"We're going to need to make plays the quarterback, I have respect for, he puts the ball on the money and he's got tall receivers and the O-line does a good job of keeping guys off the QB and it's going to be a challenge," Warrior defensive coordinator Dave Aranda said.
Hawaii is favored to win by two touchdowns.
"This game is the biggest game of the season so far and we're not taking this game lightly and we want to go and play really hard this game because we want this bowl bid big time," Warrior linebacker Corey Paredes said.
The Warriors and Vandals hit the field at Aloha Stadium at 5:30 p.m. The game can be seen on pay-per-view and it'll be replayed at 10 a.m., on Sunday on K5.