Fargo, ND (kfgo)--6 applicants have applied for the vacated Athletic Director position at North Dakota State University. Former A.D. Gene Taylor resigned the position last month to take over as the deputy athletic director at the University of Iowa. The applicants include: Rick Hartzell, Chris Rogers, Craig Angelos, Derek Horne, Dave Mann and Rodney Clarke. Hartzell is the former athletic director at Northern Iowa, Rogers is a former Moorhead native and has spent the last few years as the Associate Athletic director for Compliance at the University of South Carolina. Angelos is a former executive senior associate athletic director at South Florida and Horne is the former athletic director at Florida A&M. Officials at NDSU say they will begin reviewing candidates beginning July 23rd.