Michael Owens // Contributing Writer

Michael OwensContributing Writer

Michael Owens has been writing for UHND.com since 2016 and is the host of Here Come The Irish Podcast on YouTube which has featured former athletes such as Steve Vasturia, Kyle McAlarney, Justin Utupo, Todd Bodine, Cam McDaniel, and Mike Golic Jr. Since starting to contribute to UHND, Michael has published over 50 articles and is the author of our popular weekly Game Primers column.

The creator of the @herecometheiris Twitter profile, Michael has built a following of over 10,000 followers.

Michael started watching the Irish in 2006 where Brady Quinn and Jeff Samardzija quickly became his favorite players. He went to his first game that season when the Irish took on the North Carolina Tar Heels and has been a die-hard fan ever since. Michael coaches high school baseball in Indianapolis. He has been coaching at Franklin Central High School for the past four seasons as an Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach.

Notre Dame Football Primer: Irish face Rival Navy in Top 25 Clash

After a decisive win on the road, Brian Kelly and the Irish head home to take on longtime rival, the Navy Midshipmen. Both teams are in the Top 25 of the College Football Playoffs and have major bowl aspirations. The ...

Notre Dame Football Primer: Irish Hit The Road to Take on Duke

A late game-winning drive redefined a season on the verge of destruction in the final two minutes against Virginia Tech. This weekend Notre Dame will travel to Durham, North Carolina to take on the Duke Blue Devils. Can the Irish ...

Notre Dame Basketball Preview: Can the Irish make the NCAA Tournament?

Mike Brey and the Irish Men’s Basketball team kick off the season this week in Chapel Hill with an unusual start against North Carolina. Nevertheless, Notre Dame will have an early chance to knock-off the Tar Heels. These past two ...

Notre Dame Football Primer: Irish Eye Bounce Back Against Hokies

After a season-defining meltdown in Ann Arbor, the Irish will face a Virginia Tech team coming off a bye. Notre Dame handled the Hokies in Blacksburg last fall, and you can expect revenge to be on their minds this weekend. ...

Notre Dame Football Primer: Harbaugh’s Wolverines await Irish at Big House

College Football is now in its 150th season, and it doesn’t get much better than Notre Dame vs. Michigan under the lights in Ann Arbor. The Wolverines are coming off a momentous second half in Happy Valley, which almost ended ...

Notre Dame Football Primer: Green, Cold Await Rival Trojans

The Green Out is back! Notre Dame Stadium will (maybe) be full of green this Saturday Night, as the Trojans march into South Bend. The Fighting Irish remain 9th in this week’s AP Poll as they take on their longtime ...

Notre Dame Football Primer: Vangorder Returns with Bowling Green

After playing back-to-back Top 20 opponents, Brian Kelly and the Irish will square off against the Bowling Green Falcons this Saturday. Notre Dame moved up one spot in this week’s AP Poll to 9th and are still in the midst ...

Notre Dame Football Primer: Irish Look to Bounce Back vs. #18 Virginia

Coming off a playoff-type atmosphere in Athens, Notre Dame will have to refocus as the #18 Virginia Cavaliers visit South Bend. In 2015, the Irish had all they could handle in Charlottesville but escaped with a victory. Brian Kelly and ...

Notre Dame Football Primer: The Irish Go Down to Georgia

The time has come for Brian Kelly and the Irish to prove they belong among the elites of College Football. From recent history, the entire college football world will be counting the Irish out this weekend. This may be a ...

Notre Dame Football Primer: Irish Prepare for Davie-less New Mexico

It has been an unfamiliar start to the season for Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish played a Monday Night Game in Louisville, preceded by a bye-week. Now the Irish will play their second game of the season against the New ...

Notre Dame Football Primer: Irish Make First Trip to Louisville

College Football is officially back! The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will head to Cardinal Stadium for the first time to take on the Louisville Cardinals Labor Day Night. “Black Out” conditions will be in effect as the Cardinal faithful will ...

Reminder: Notre Dame Football Has Never Scheduled an FCS Opponent

In a College Football World where most blue-blood programs schedule several cupcake opponents to start the season, often including an FCS opponent, Notre Dame Football has yet to give in. Each season the Irish Football Schedule is critiqued. Many of ...

Is Notre Dame Destined for an Annual Green Out?

Notre Dame Football recently announced another “Green Out” for the 2019 Football Season. This year, Irish fans will be asked to wear green against Notre Dame’s most bitter rival, the Trojans of USC. Last season, the fans had a rather ...
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100 Days Until Notre Dame Football: An Early Look at the Opener

It’s only 100 days until the Notre Dame Fighting Irish take on the Louisville Cardinals at Cardinal Stadium. This year’s season opener will be taking place in primetime Labor Day evening to cap off the holiday weekend. Both programs have ...

Notre Dame Football Faces Challenging 2019 Schedule

Heading into the 2019 College Football Season the Fighting Irish will face one of the toughest schedules in the country. A year ago, Brian Kelly and the Irish were able to run the table with a 12-0 regular season, capped ...

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