Todd Wash has one of the toughest tasks in the nation this coming Sunday.

He has to come up with a game plan to try and beat Tom Brady for a chance to play on the world's biggest stage.

Wash is the Defensive Coordinator for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He is originally from New Town, North Dakota and he was a member of the 1988 and 1990 national championship teams at North Dakota State.

He has been the Defensive Coordinator for the Jaguars the previous two seasons and under his coaching, the Jaguars defense has been one of the best in the league. That defense is now one win away from playing in the Super Bowl in Minneapolis on Feb. 4.

We were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to have an exclusive interview with Wash where we discussed how is North Dakota roots have helped him get to this point, what the life of a Defensive Coordinator looks like, and of course the ultimate question: how do you stop Tom Brady?

Listen to the interview above to hear what Wash had to say. The interview was conducted just after 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 19. The Jaguars will play the Patriots on Sunday (Jan. 21) beginning at 2:05 p.m. central time on CBS. This is Jacksonville's first playoff appearance since 2007 and the seventh playoff appearance in the franchise's history. The Jaguars only came into the league as an expansion team in 1995. They have never played in or won a Super Bowl.