#87 Michael Young / Wide Receiver

  • Height: 5-10
  • Weight: 192
  • Hometown: Saint Rose, LA
  • School: Destrehan HS
  • Composite Ranking:
  • National Ranking: 475
  • Positional Ranking: 70

Thoughts on Notre Dame WR Michael Young Exploring Transfer Portal

News broke on Friday that junior wide receiver Michael Young will explore the transfer portal.  Some reports went a step further and definitively stated that Young has played his final game for the Fighting Irish.  Here are some quick thoughts ...

Notre Dame Injury Update: Irish Getting Healthier After Georgia

Notre Dame got one of their offensive playmakers, Cole Kmet, back last weekend and it had a significant impact on the Irish offense.  Another playmaker, Michael Young, looks like he is ready to return while the Irish inch closer and ...

Brian Kelly Provides Optimistic Injury Update for Notre Dame

Notre Dame exited their second game of the season without any significant additions to the injury report.  On Sunday, Brian Kelly updated the media on the status of the players Notre Dame was without on Saturday in their 66-14 beatdown ...

Brian Kelly Updates Status of Injured Notre Dame Offensive Starters

By the time Notre Dame finished its first drive on Monday night, they were down three starting offensive players.  Cole Kmet and Michael Young entered the game on the injured list, and Jafar Armstrong joined them a few plays into ...

What Do Kmet And Young Injuries Mean For The Notre Dame Offense?

Thanks for nothing, shoulder pads. In two tough breaks for the Notre Dame offense, starting tight end Cole Kmet and starting receiver Michael Young are lost for several weeks due to broken collarbones.  First Kmet early last week and then ...

Notre Dame WR Michael Young Injures Shoulder, Could Miss Weeks

Notre Dame suffered its second potentially significant injury of the summer during Saturday’s open practice.  Starting wide receiver, Michael Young went down with a shoulder injury and could miss several weeks according to Blue and Gold Illustrated.  That would be ...

Immediate Regrets from My Top 25 Notre Dame Players Ballot

Recently the UHND staff put out our preseason top 25 for the Notre Dame football roster. It’s a popular thing in Notre Dame circles, and these things are always fun to debate. The pitfall of a preseason top 25 though ...

Watch Notre Dame WR Michael Young Make Crazy Catch in Camp

It is still very early on in training camp, but Notre Dame junior wide receiver Michael Young is already making some highlight-reel worthy catches.  On Wednesday the speedy outside receiver got behind senior corner Troy Pride and well, just watch ...

Notre Dame Football’s Top 25 Players for 2019: #16-20

We’re back today with the second installment of our top 25 Notre Dame football players for the 2019 season.  If you missed the start to yesterday’s countdown, be sure to see who was ranked #21-25 before yelling at us in ...

6 Players Notre Dame Needs to Step Up in 2019

With spring football wrapping down this week and concluding with the Blue & Gold game on Saturday, we’ve learned a little about just where the Irish currently stand in their quest to return to the playoffs. From what we know ...

Can Notre Dame Find Playmakers at Wide Receiver this Spring?

The storyline from the Cotton Bowl meltdown for Notre Dame was the glaring difference at the skill positions.  Clemson’s wide receivers were just on another level and made plays even when the Irish coverage was actually okay.  To be fair, ...
Notre Dame dialed up some great adjustments this weekend.

5 Things I Liked: Notre Dame v. Northwestern ’18

Notre Dame improved to 9-0 on the season on Saturday night with a 10 point win over Northwestern giving the Irish victories over both of the division leaders of the Big 10.  While the Irish still haven’t played a complete, ...
Notre Dame WR Michael Young vs. Northwestern

Notre Dame Football 2018 Stock Report: Week 10

The Fighting Irish football team managed to not only move to 9-0 with a 10 point win over the home Wildcats, they showed themselves better than Michigan once again. There has been a movement from certain sports writers, namely Dan ...
Notre Dame WR Michael Young

5 Things I Liked: Notre Dame v. Wake Forest ’18

Notre Dame played its most complete game of the season on Saturday afternoon on their first road trip of the season.  The Irish scored 56 points behind new starting quarterback Ian Book and kept Wake Forest’s uptempo offense from wearing ...

Notre Dame Football In Need of Playmakers at Wide Receiver

It’s easy to place all of the blame for Notre Dame’s offensive struggles so far this year on the shoulders of the quarterback since he’s running the show.  A quarterback, no matter how good however, is often only as good ...