Does Tide have advantage over Tigers in rematch? PAUL NEWBERRY, AP National Writer Updated 09:49 p.m., Friday, January 6, 2012 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — From Florida State's Sugar Bowl meltdown 16 years ago to New England's stunning Super Bowl loss, history suggests that it's tough to beat an opponent the second time around. Top-ranked LSU is looking to write a new chapter in its Big Easy do-over with Alabama. "The opportunity to play them again is something we're going to embrace," Tigers star Tyrann Mathieu insisted Friday. Not that they have much of a choice. The Tigers (13-0) already beat the Crimson Tide once this season — on Alabama's home field, no less. But they'll have to do it all over again to claim the national championship, even if that seems a bit unfair. Bobby Bowden can certainly sympathize with LSU. Read more: http://www.mysanantonio.com/sports/...advantage-over-Tigers-in-rematch-2446503.php?