columnist Jason Whitlock took the first major shot at Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly following the tragic death of 20-year-old videographer Declan Sullivan, asking for the school to fire him.

Sullivan was filming practice on a hydraulic scissor lift that stood 50 feet above ground, when a wind gust knocked over the tower. Wind guests on Wednesday were over 50 mph.

Whitlock puts the blame not on Sullivan or Notre Dame’s video coordinator, but squarely on the shoulders of Kelly:

In recent years, Notre Dame dismissed Bob Davie, Tyrone Willingham and Charlie Weis for failing to win enough games. The school canned George O’Leary for exaggerating on his resume. Read more