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.

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 ...
Notre Dame QB Ian Book

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 ...

Position Battles to Watch as Notre Dame Spring Football Heats Up

This Spring Notre Dame is tasked with replacing several leaders and crucial players from the 2018 season. Fortunately, a large nucleus of players will be returning from a team that finished 12-1. Each Spring brings turnover from the year before ...

Notre Dame Basketball: Laying Foundation for Future

It’s been a long season of injuries and struggles for Notre Dame Basketball. After the departure of Bonzie Colson and Matt Farrell, the Irish lacked experience heading into the 2018-19 Basketball season. After the transfer of Elijah Burns and season-ending ...

Notre Dame Football Playoff Primer: Cotton Bowl vs. Clemson

The College Football Playoffs have arrived. Notre Dame will take on Clemson at AT & T Stadium this Saturday afternoon. As most of the college football world has the Tigers moving past the Irish, this 2018 Notre Dame Football team ...

Can Notre Dame Football, Brian Kelly Flip the Script?

The Irish are just one win away from the National Championship Game. The Clemson Tigers, a heavy favorite, are standing in their path. Brian Kelly will face the greatest challenge of his coaching career on December 29th at the Cotton ...
Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence (Photo: Brian Utesch/Icon Sportswire)

Notre Dame Football: First Look at Cotton Bowl Matchup

It’s official, the Fighting Irish are in the playoffs. Notre Dame fans no longer have to listen to the “Conference Championship” jargon anymore. They will face Dabo Swinney’s Clemson Tigers in the Cotton Bowl. As expected, the Irish will be ...

Championship Weekend: Impact on Undefeated, Idle Notre Dame

As Notre Dame secured their playoff spot under the bright lights of the LA Coliseum, their destination is still unknown. As conference championships approach, there are several storylines that will determine not only where the Irish play, but who they ...

Notre Dame Football Primer: USC Between the Irish & Playoffs

Fresh-off a blow out win against #12 Syracuse at Yankee Stadium, the Fighting Irish will head back to California to take on their most bitter rival, the Trojans of USC. Just 6 years ago Brian Kelly led Notre Dame into ...

Notre Dame Football Primer: Irish Host Syracuse at Yankee Stadium

After another dominating win, Brian Kelly leads the Fighting Irish into Yankee Stadium for the latest installment of the Shamrock Series. Both the Irish and Orange will be in the Top 15 for another historic matchup. Undoubtedly, this matchup is ...
Things have not gone as planned for Willie Taggart in year 1 at Florida State

Notre Dame – Florida State Primer: Irish Host Slumping Seminoles

Fresh-off another impressive road win, the Fighting Irish are 3 wins away from the College Football Playoffs. The Florida State Seminoles are the next challenger standing in their path. These programs have had bad blood and great games in years ...
Northwestern QB Clayton Thorson

Notre Dame Football Primer: Northwestern Week ’18

The Fighting Irish will make the short trip to Evanston, Illinois this Saturday. This will be the first visit to Northwestern for Notre Dame since 1976. Notre Dame will almost certainly be ranked #3 in the country when the first ...
Notre Dame LB Drue Tranquill

Notre Dame Football Primer: Irish Return from Bye to Face Navy

After a close call against Pittsburgh and much needed bye-week, the Fighting Irish are back in action against the Navy Midshipmen. This edition of the Notre Dame Navy Rivalry will take place in San Diego, California. Notre Dame will be ...

Notre Dame Game Primer: Irish Host Pitt Panthers

The Fighting Irish are back in action against long-time foe Pittsburgh. After back to back wins against top 25 teams, including a beatdown at Lane Stadium, the Irish are up to #5 in this week’s AP Poll. Coming to South ...

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