Throwback: When the Rotary wrote a song for Tony Eason at the start of the 1982 Season

UPI Archives from 8-5-82

The tune isn't a familiar one but Duker doesn't think it should be difficult to learn. In fact, he plans to teach it to his fellow members of Rotary so they can sing it for Coach Mike White Aug. 23.
They also plan to sing another song composed last year by Duker, called 'The 80s Belong To The Illini.'
Duker, who has revised his song about Tony Eason several times, says the final copyright version goes like this:
Champaign Tony, The one and only What a man with the pass. He's a great guy: His eagle sharp eye Will put our team on top at last. This is the season For Tony Eason And the Orange and Blue. That's the reason We're backing Eason For the Heisman in eighty-two