Random data from US News College Rankings:
Only 9 of the Top 25 schools play BCS football. The top ranked BCS school is Stanford, followed by Duke and Northwestern.
The highest ranked school that has won a national title recently is Notre Dane, #20. USC is #26, Michigan #27.
Iowa State is #88. KU is #100, NU #101, MU #104. Nebraska was invited to the Big Ten because of its "Academic Fit".
Boston University has a larger student body than Iowa State. Rice is Top 25, but is smaller than Drake.