Gridiron Girl

Taber Spani has Hall of Fame genes fueling her skills on the hardwood.

Originally Published: August 29, 2008
By Glenn Nelson | ESPN HoopGurlz

Taber SpaniGlenn Nelson/ESPN.comTaber Spani of Lee's Summitt, Mo.

Taber Spani, ranked No. 13 by ESPN HoopGurlz in the 2009 class, is an elite womens' basketball prospect who comes from hall of fame football genes.

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Glenn Nelson is a senior writer at and the founder of A member of the McDonald's All-American and Parade All-American Selection Committees, he formerly coached girls club basketball, was the editor-in-chief of an online sports network, and was a longtime, national-award-winning newspaper columnist and writer. He can be reached at