Draft Scout Snapshot: A closer look at the Texans' picks: Round 6/176 - David Quessenberry, T, 6-5, 302, San Jose State...A former tight end with quick feet, agility and balance. He has movement skills coaches like in their zone scheme. He needs work on technique, and he's got to get stronger and more consistent to compete for playing time. - The Sports Xchange
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06/13/17 - OT David Quessenberry has yet to play in an NFL game. But the 26-year-old guard has already won a major award. Quessenberry, who recently finished a three-year battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, was named the 2017 winner of the prestigious George Halas Award, the Professional Football Writers of America organization announced. The Halas Award is annually presented to a NFL player, coach or staff member who overcomes the most adversity to succeed.
06/12/17 - OG David Quessenberry, who recently finished a three-year battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, was named the 2017 winner of the prestigious George Halas Award, the Professional Football Writers of America organization announced. The Halas Award is annually presented to a NFL player, coach or staff member who overcomes the most adversity to succeed. Quessenberry completed chemotherapy in April and is participating in Houston's offseason program. In June 2014, he was laboring through workouts with fatigue and a persistent cough and was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He spent the past three seasons on Houston's non-football illness list.
05/24/17 - OL David Quessenberry achieved another major emotional and physical milestone for Texans on Tuesday. Quessenberry participated in his first practices since being diagnosed with non-Hodgkins T lymphoblastic lymphoma three years ago. The 6-5, 300-pound former sixth-round draft pick from San Jose State celebrated the completion of his chemotherapy treatment at MD Anderson by ringing a bell earlier this spring off the wall.
07/31/16 - G David Quessenberry (cancer) was placed on reserve/non-football illness by the Texans May 31.
09/02/15 - G David Quessenberry (cancer) was placed on reserve/non-football illness by the Texans Tuesday (Sept. 1).
07/27/15 - G David Quessenberry failed his physical with the Texans Monday (July 27) and was placved on the non-football illness list. Quessenberry missed the entire 2014 season after being diagnosed with lymphoma.
08/27/14 - G David Quessenberry (lymphoma) was placed on reserve/non-football illness by the Texans Monday (Aug. 25).
07/27/14 - G David Quessenberry, who is battling lymphoma, was declared active/non-football illness by the Texans Satuyrday (July 26).
06/10/14 - OL David Quessenberry, diagnosed with lymphoma, was placed on the reserve/non-football illness list.
The team said Quessenberry experienced "fatigue and a persistent cough" and almost immediately began chemotherapy treatments.
Players on the NFI list are paid at the team's discretion, but Quessenberry is expected to receive his full salary.
The 2013 sixth-round pick landed on injured reserve before Week 2 last season with a foot injury. He was hurt in practice.
A walk-on at San Jose State, Quessenberry will be treated at world-renowned MD Anderson Cancer Center.
"We are extremely confident in the care and treatment David will receive," Texans general manager Rick Smith said. "He is a fighter and a courageous young man and we look forward to his full and complete recovery. We will continue to support him and his family and look forward to his return to the team."
09/12/13 - T David Quessenberry (foot) was placed on reserve/injured by the Texans Tuesday.