Rice also is private, as well as Tulsa. Rice may have more money than the other AAC privates combined?
Tulane used to be in the SEC, and won 3 SEC Football Championships. Rice at one time was a National power as a member of the Southwest Conference and won 7 SWC Football Championships.
Tulane left the SEC in1966 due to financial difficulties, a desire to de-emphasize athletics, and a focus on academic pursuits. This decision had repercussions for the university's football program.
Rice has the second-smallest undergraduate enrollment of any FBS member, ahead of only Tulsa.